Average Emergency Manager Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for an Emergency Manager is $81,350 in 2023

Base Salary
$51k - $121k
$403 - $17k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $8k
Total Pay
$49k - $121k
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What Do Emergency Managers Do?

Emergency Manager Tasks
  • Research companies and organizations' current needs.
  • Maintains compliance with industry, national, regional and local regulations, standards and guidelines for emergency preparedness.
  • Assist companies and organizations in meeting regulatory and auditing requirements around emergency management.
  • Draft template plans, policies and procedures for companies and organizations.
  • Provide technical support and assistance, and facilitation of plan development to companies and organizations in the planning process for Business Continuity, Emergency Operations, and Hazard Specific Response Plans.
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How do Emergency Managers Rate Their Jobs?

4.1 out of 5
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FAQs About Emergency Managers

What is the highest pay for Emergency Managers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Emergency Manager is $121k / year

What is the lowest pay for Emergency Managers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Emergency Manager is $51k / year

How can Emergency Managers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Emergency Manager is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are an Emergency Manager that oversees more junior Emergency Managers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.