The average salary for an Emergency Management Specialist is $56,077 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$36,550 - $88,724
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MEDIAN: $56,076
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$13.63 - $30.56
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$36,550 - $88,724  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
Profit Sharing
$99.16  
Total Pay (?
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$35,487 - $84,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 241
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.63 - $30.56  
   
Overtime
$18.56 - $48.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
   
Profit Sharing
$99.16  
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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$35,487 - $84,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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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 19%



National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Emergency Management Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$54,000

Emergency Response
up arrow 3%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 3%

Training
up arrow 8%

Disaster Recovery
up arrow 12%

Operations Management
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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