The emergency management directors in Arizona play an important role in the emergency services that are provided in the state. The average salary for those holding this position in Arizona is $71,000.
The position’s salary is determined by the amount of education and training a person has. The Arizona workers make close to the national average for emergency management directors, according to the Arizona Emergency Management Agency.
As an emergency manager in Arizona an individual is responsible for establishing the budget for the department, managing other employees and handling day-to-day affairs of the department. A person must have both administrative and technical knowledge in order to succeed at this job. With the hourly rate being $33, it is still a well-paying job for qualified individuals. There are many political figures hoping they will soon be able to provide a substantial raise for workers in the emergency management director position. The hope is to be able to offer a salary that is more comparable to the national average.
The information shown in these tables was furnished by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and represents salary data for both emergency management directors and hazardous materials removal workers in Arizona’s major cities.