Emergency Management Specialist Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Emergency Management Specialist is $55,994 per year.
Emergency Management Specialist Total Pay (?
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$36,265 - $100,358
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MEDIAN: $55,994
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Emergency Management Specialist Total Pay (?
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$12.88 - $40.00
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$36,265 - $100,358  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,677  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,562 - $100,796  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 272
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.88 - $40.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,677  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,562 - $100,796  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 272
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Job Description for Emergency Management Specialist

For major emergencies and disasters, many people work together to minimize the disaster's impact through prevention, immediate response, and handing its aftermath; professionals involved include paramedics, firefighters, police officers, engineers, and others. Emergency management specialists are responsible for planning emergency response programs and coordinating the people on the ground. They work to predict the effects of various disasters and determine the optimal course of action when responding to them. They also take a more proactive approach to disaster management; for example, emergency management specialists plan evacuation routes in hurricane-prone areas and ensure that citizens are informed of these routes.
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Emergency Management Specialist Tasks
  • Prepare emergency situation status reports that describe response and recovery efforts, needs, and preliminary damage assessments.
  • Keep informed of federal, state and local regulations affecting emergency plans, and ensure that plans adhere to these regulations.
  • Coordinate disaster response or crisis management activities such as ordering evacuations, opening public shelters, and implementing special needs plans and programs.
  • Design and administer emergency preparedness training courses that teach people how to effectively respond to major emergencies and disasters.

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Pay by Experience Level for Emergency Management Specialist

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Experience Affects Emergency Management Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$55,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Emergency Management Specialist Salaries

Strategic Planning
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Emergency Response
0%
National Average
$55,000

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Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 13%
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