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Emergency Services Director Salary

A little under three-quarters of Emergency Services Directors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $52K to $133K per year, but median earnings come to around $95K per year. Job satisfaction for Emergency Services Directors is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Women make up a slight majority of Emergency Services Directors (58 percent) survey respondents. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$50,532 - $128,818
(Median)
$51K
$95K
$130K
MEDIAN: $94,643
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$50,532 - $128,818  
   
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$0.00 - $11,850  
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$52,377 - $132,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97

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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.


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $92K on average. It may be worth noting that those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a lower median salary of $89K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $96K in this role. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $107K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Emergency Services Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$96,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 9%