Emergency Management Director Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for emergency management directors in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of emergency management directors amongst Illinois metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Emergency Management Directors in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,990
25th Percentile Wage
$48,170
50th Percentile Wage
$73,080
75th Percentile Wage
$99,190
90th Percentile Wage
$144,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency management directors in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $144,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of emergency management directors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,080
5.46% 55.01%
2016
$69,090
35.59% -
2015
$44,500
1.46% -
2014
$43,850
26.02% -
2013
$32,440
-1.36% -
2012
$32,880
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Emergency Management Directors in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency management directors in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency management directors in state of Illinois ranges from $20,080 to $83,130. The highest paying area for emergency management directors in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $83,130. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $73,780). The lowest paying area is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $20,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$83,130
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$73,780
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$20,080




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