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Emergency Management Directors in Washington

Is Washington a good place for you to work as an Emergency Management Director?

12.5% Jobs Projection
$107,760 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Emergency Management Directors in Washington are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Emergency Management Directors in Washington is growing faster than average.

  • Emergency Management Directors in Washington earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Emergency Management Directors Work in Washington?

In Washington, there were 120 people working as Emergency Management Directors in the year 2018.

There were 160 Emergency Management Directors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 140 Emergency Management Directors working in it, which means Washington has fewer Emergency Management Directors than average.

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Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Emergency Management Directors in this state are growing at a rate of 12.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.9%.

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Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Emergency Management Directors job openings in Washington, and 180 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 900 annual jobs and 10,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Emergency Management Directors Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Emergency Management Directors ranged from $69,200 to $164,010 with $107,760 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $33.27 to $78.85. The median hourly rate was $51.81.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $43.57 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $8.24.

The median salary in Washington is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top Washington Metros for Emergency Management Directors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Emergency Management Directors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 70 $107,440
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 40 $92,510

Top States for Emergency Management Directors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Emergency Management Directors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 840 $115,610
New York 680 $88,310
Texas 540 $81,120
Pennsylvania 440 $65,380
Illinois 420 $77,880
Georgia 390 $63,580
Virginia 350 $82,860
Ohio 340 $68,930
Florida 300 $84,980
Indiana 270 $45,250
Oklahoma 250 $46,990
New Jersey 240 $95,330
District of Columbia 210 $134,790
Minnesota 200 $80,220
North Carolina 200 $72,620
South Carolina 190 $58,430
Kansas 170 $54,190
Arizona 170 $0
Missouri 170 $57,290
Alabama 170 $61,390

Below are the states where Emergency Management Directors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $134,790
California $115,610
Washington $107,760
Maryland $102,960
New Jersey $95,330
Rhode Island $89,210
New York $88,310
Connecticut $85,680
Florida $84,980
Colorado $84,430

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