Emergency Services Director Salary

Emergency Services Directors in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $98K annually, but may range from $58K to $131K per year. Women account for the majority of Emergency Services Directors who responded to the questionnaire — 61 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$56,396 - $128,546
(Median)
$56K
$98K
$130K
MEDIAN: $97,922
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$56,396 - $128,546  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,850  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$58,304 - $131,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Job Description for Emergency Services Director

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Emergency Services Director

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


Emergency Services Directors with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. During the first five years of their careers, Emergency Services Directors see a median income of $92K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $92K. On average, Emergency Services Directors make $97K following one to two decades on the job. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $108K.

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Experience Affects Emergency Services Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$99,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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