Emergency Management Director Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for emergency management directors in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of emergency management directors among Tennessee 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 Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,750
25th Percentile Wage
$49,910
50th Percentile Wage
$69,390
75th Percentile Wage
$115,910
90th Percentile Wage
$150,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency management directors in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $150,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,750.

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
$69,390
-3.76% 14.38%
2016
$72,000
9.18% -
2015
$65,390
4.79% -
2014
$62,260
1.20% -
2013
$61,510
3.41% -
2012
$59,410
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of emergency management directors in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of emergency management directors in state of Tennessee ranges from $59,990 to $79,420. The highest paying area for emergency management directors in Tennessee is Knoxville with a median annual salary of $79,420. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin (mean annual salary $70,770). The lowest paying area is Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $59,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Knoxville
$79,420
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$70,770
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$59,990




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