Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director is $55,253 per year.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director Total Pay (?
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$32,134 - $100,580
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$32,134 - $100,580  
   
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$0.00 - $6,851  
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$32,532 - $101,137  
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Job Description for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director
An emergency medical services (EMS) director administers a pool of paid and sometimes volunteer medical staff consisting of physicians, nurses, paramedics, and EMTs who respond to 911 calls from the community. EMS directors oversee the financials for their department/company, fundraisers, the promotion of volunteerism, regulatory compliance with departmental policies and collaboration with the various community entities. The director provides direction and leadership, accountability and coordination of the EMS program. EMS directors are also required to stay abreast of new trends and development in EMS practices.
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Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director Tasks
  • Plan and direct the emergency medical services.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Directs the staff in effective and efficient use of emergency medical services.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$53,000
Experienced
up arrow 1%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%
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Gender
Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
38%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 21%
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