Emergency Services Director Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Emergency Services Directors in the United States, with median pay hovering around $102K per year. Emergency Services Directors survey participants are largely women, dominating at 65 percent. Most Emergency Services Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$74,330 - $138,719
$74K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $102,181
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Salary
$74,330 - $138,719  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,893  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$73,300 - $142,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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Job Description for Emergency Services Director

Emergency services directors work primarily for hospitals and are responsible for the operations of their emergency departments, as well as supervising physicians and administrative staff within the department. The ability to delegate duties to physicians is essential in this position, and these directors must also have strong leadership and communication skills to build effective teamwork.

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Emergency Services Director Tasks

  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Directs the staff in effective and efficient use of emergency medical services.
  • Plan and direct the emergency medical services.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.

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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.


Individuals with less than five years' experience take home around $98K. In contrast, though, people who have been on the job for five to 10 years report a six-figure median of $104K. On average, Emergency Services Directors make $103K following one to two decades on the job. Emergency Services Directors who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $120K.

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Key Stats for Emergency Services Director

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Emergency Services Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

National Average
$105,000

Experienced
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Emergency Services Director Salaries

Operations Management
▲7%

National Average
$105,000

Emergency Room (ER)
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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