With a little more than half of Emergency Preparedness Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $38K to $129K per year and averages out to $69K per year. Most Emergency Preparedness Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Emergency Preparedness Managers (65 percent) who took the survey are men. A fair number have medical and dental plans, and a majority have vision insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,149 - $108,256
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$69K
$110K
MEDIAN: $69,490
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$15.75 - $85.00
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$42,149 - $108,256  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,140  
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$38,319 - $129,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$15.75 - $85.00  
   
Overtime
$38.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,140  
   
Total Pay (?
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$38,319 - $129,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Emergency Preparedness Manager

  • Ensure the strategic objectives and functional requirements are met in the development, maintenance and testing of a comprehensive, all-hazard emergency management program.
  • Coordinate response to actual disasters and/or emergencies.
  • Organize and direct the services of the emergency preparedness team.
  • Administer the emergency management program.

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Pay by Experience Level for Emergency Preparedness Manager

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Emergency Preparedness Managers. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $54K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $63K. Emergency Preparedness Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $87K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $99K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Emergency Preparedness Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Emergency Preparedness Manager in St. Louis:
"Where to find vacancies."
Get certified, attend every relater training course available, teach, train/organize, schedule test training exercises, speak publicly, cultivate people and organizations, join civic organizations.

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Key Stats for Emergency Preparedness Manager

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Emergency Preparedness Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%

Experienced
up arrow 35%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Emergency Preparedness Manager Salaries

Emergency Response
up arrow 33%

National Average
$64,000

Strategic Planning
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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