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Emergency Management Director Salary Information in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of emergency management directors in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of emergency management directors in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue 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 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,420
25th Percentile Wage
$78,690
50th Percentile Wage
$97,510
75th Percentile Wage
$121,320
90th Percentile Wage
$150,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for emergency management directors in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $150,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $65,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.45
25th Percentile Wage
$37.83
50th Percentile Wage
$46.88
75th Percentile Wage
$58.33
90th Percentile Wage
$72.40

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for emergency management directors in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $72.40. The median hourly salary is $46.88. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.45.

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
201697,5105.00%14.10%
201592,6301.00%-
201491,7004.38%-
201387,6804.47%-
201283,760--

Table 3. Compare Emergency Management Director Salary in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $97,510, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is the highest paying city for emergency management directors in state of Washington, followed by Seattle-Bellevue-Everett (median annual salary $96,770). In comparison, the median annual salary of emergency management directors in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is .8 percent (.8%) higher than that in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$97,510
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$96,770
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$89,380

See also: Top paying jobs in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington.