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Emergency Management Director Salary Information in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of emergency management directors in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of emergency management directors in Des Moines-West Des Moines is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Emergency Management Directors in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,690
25th Percentile Wage
$54,320
50th Percentile Wage
$67,890
75th Percentile Wage
$76,890
90th Percentile Wage
$106,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency management directors in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $42,690.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.53
25th Percentile Wage
$26.12
50th Percentile Wage
$32.64
75th Percentile Wage
$36.96
90th Percentile Wage
$51.29

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for emergency management directors in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $51.29. The median hourly salary is $32.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.53.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of emergency management directors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,89013.68%28.27%
201558,6005.43%-
201455,4204.84%-
201352,7407.66%-
201248,700--

Table 3. Compare Emergency Management Director Salary in Des Moines-West Des Moines with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $67,890, Des Moines-West Des Moines is the highest paying city for emergency management directors in state of Iowa, followed by Cedar Rapids (median annual salary $60,680). In comparison, the median annual salary of emergency management directors in Des Moines-West Des Moines is 10.6 percent (10.6%) higher than that in Cedar Rapids.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$67,890
Cedar Rapids
$60,680

See also: Top paying jobs in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa.