Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

11-9161 Emergency Management Directors

Plan and direct disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural (e.g., hurricanes, floods, earthquakes), wartime, or technological (e.g., nuclear power plant emergencies or hazardous materials spills) disasters or hostage situations.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
9,550 1.8 % $39.70 $82,570 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $19.45 $25.76 $35.78 $50.39 $67.85
Annual Wage (2) $40,460 $53,580 $74,420 $104,800 $141,130


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 4,920 0.09 $35.70 $74,260
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,350 0.06 $31.72 $65,990
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 780 0.01 $43.48 $90,440
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 340 0.01 $46.22 $96,140
Management of Companies and Enterprises 230 0.01 $56.93 $118,410

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 230 0.13 $39.98 $83,170
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 4,920 0.09 $35.70 $74,260
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,350 0.06 $31.72 $65,990
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 230 0.06 $55.88 $116,230
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 130 0.04 $32.35 $67,280

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 200 0.01 $73.87 $153,650
Oil and Gas Extraction 40 0.03 $60.62 $126,080
Natural Gas Distribution 50 0.04 $59.64 $124,050
Management of Companies and Enterprises 230 0.01 $56.93 $118,410
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 230 0.06 $55.88 $116,230


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 840 0.05 0.75 $56.88 $118,320
New York 680 0.07 1.09 $48.06 $99,960
Texas 540 0.04 0.68 $43.18 $89,810
Pennsylvania 440 0.07 1.14 $33.58 $69,850
Illinois 420 0.07 1.07 $39.34 $81,830




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 120 0.38 5.70 $40.92 $85,120
District of Columbia 210 0.30 4.55 $57.60 $119,820
South Dakota 90 0.22 3.40 $23.93 $49,760
North Dakota 80 0.19 2.94 $33.40 $69,480
Oklahoma 250 0.16 2.40 $25.80 $53,660




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 210 0.30 4.55 $57.60 $119,820
California 840 0.05 0.75 $56.88 $118,320
Washington 120 0.04 0.57 $54.74 $113,860
Maryland 110 0.04 0.62 $50.37 $104,770
New York 680 0.07 1.09 $48.06 $99,960





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 560 0.06 0.89 $51.35 $106,810
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 380 0.12 1.83 $55.32 $115,070
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 290 0.06 0.94 $39.85 $82,890
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 190 0.03 0.46 $58.06 $120,760
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 180 0.07 1.02 $42.15 $87,680
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 160 0.06 0.85 $42.59 $88,590
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 150 0.06 0.95 $60.85 $126,560
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 120 0.06 0.92 $52.63 $109,480
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 120 0.06 0.96 $44.05 $91,620
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 120 0.04 0.62 $53.07 $110,380




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Idaho Falls, ID 40 0.68 10.24 $49.35 $102,650
Anchorage, AK 80 0.45 6.75 $38.23 $79,530
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 100 0.31 4.77 $34.96 $72,710
Columbia, SC 80 0.21 3.16 $28.07 $58,390
Jackson, MS 50 0.19 2.85 $20.01 $41,620
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 100 0.18 2.69 $41.80 $86,930
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 80 0.17 2.65 $37.17 $77,310
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 60 0.16 2.47 $23.68 $49,260
Richmond, VA 100 0.15 2.28 $39.75 $82,680
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 80 0.13 1.96 $44.01 $91,550




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 50 0.03 0.51 $64.05 $133,220
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 30 0.03 0.45 $61.81 $128,560
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 150 0.06 0.95 $60.85 $126,560
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 190 0.03 0.46 $58.06 $120,760
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 380 0.12 1.83 $55.32 $115,070
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 70 0.04 0.56 $54.67 $113,710
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA (8) (8) (8) $54.48 $113,330
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 120 0.04 0.62 $53.07 $110,380
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 120 0.06 0.92 $52.63 $109,480
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 560 0.06 0.89 $51.35 $106,810

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Kansas nonmetropolitan area 110 0.27 4.07 $23.87 $49,640
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 50 0.26 3.92 $27.26 $56,690
West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area 40 0.66 10.01 $24.60 $51,170
South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area 40 0.25 3.81 $21.79 $45,330
Alaska nonmetropolitan area 40 0.36 5.43 $46.24 $96,170

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area 40 0.66 10.01 $24.60 $51,170
East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area 30 0.46 7.00 $21.67 $45,060
Alaska nonmetropolitan area 40 0.36 5.43 $46.24 $96,170
Kansas nonmetropolitan area 110 0.27 4.07 $23.87 $49,640
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 50 0.26 3.92 $27.26 $56,690

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska nonmetropolitan area 40 0.36 5.43 $46.24 $96,170
Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area 30 0.19 2.93 $27.64 $57,490
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 50 0.26 3.92 $27.26 $56,690
Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area 40 0.22 3.26 $26.77 $55,690
Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 30 0.21 3.22 $26.30 $54,690


About May 2018 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2018 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 29, 2019