Emergency Management Director Salary Information in Columbus, Ohio

The annual and hourly salary statistics of emergency management directors in Columbus, Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of emergency management directors in Columbus is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Emergency Management Directors in Columbus, Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,790
25th Percentile Wage
$64,460
50th Percentile Wage
$77,610
75th Percentile Wage
$100,970
90th Percentile Wage
$175,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency management directors in Columbus, Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $175,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $49,790.

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
$77,610
5.68% 16.65%
2016
$73,200
2.05% -
2015
$71,700
5.31% -
2014
$67,890
0.37% -
2013
$67,640
4.36% -
2012
$64,690
- -

Table 3. Compare Emergency Management Director Salary in Columbus with Other Ohio Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $77,610, Columbus is the highest paying city for emergency management directors in state of Ohio, followed by Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor (median annual salary $68,360). In comparison, the median annual salary of emergency management directors in Columbus is 11.9 percent (11.9%) higher than that in Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$77,610
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$68,360
Cincinnati-Middletown
$54,270
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$48,900



See also: Top paying jobs in Columbus, Ohio.