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Emergency Services Director Salary

With approximately two in three of Emergency Services Directors 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 $50K to $132K per year and averages out to $92K per year. Most Emergency Services Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$49,856 - $127,993
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$50K
$92K
$130K
MEDIAN: $92,267
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$49,856 - $127,993  
   
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$0.00 - $14,414  
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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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$49,611 - $131,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 92
United States (change)

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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Emergency Services Directors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $79K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $83K. Emergency Services Directors bring in $94K after working for 10 to 20 years. Professionals who have racked up more than two decades of experience enjoy comfortable salaries; at this stage, median wages are a cushy $107K.

Experience Affects Emergency Services Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$93,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 9%