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Massachusetts Emergency Management Salaries

As an emergency management specialist you can work in a variety of settings. This is due to the fact that there are many different facilities that must be prepared to act when disaster strikes. From hospitals, schools and other community relief organizations, there are many places that these trained professionals are needed. After several events that have threatened the security of the U.S. as well as natural disasters that can occur, your life as an emergency management professional in Massachusetts will never be boring.

For the area of Boston, emergency management employees can expect to earn an average annual salary of $73,390. However, those in the 75th and 90th percentile of workers can expect to earn approximately $95,660 and $134,120 respectively.

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These amounts are well above the national average in most cases. This means that as you gain experience and training in the filed you will have the opportunity to earn more. However, along with this experience you also gain the ability to better prepare others to handle an emergency or disaster situation, which is the primary role you hold.

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 Massachusetts’ major cities.

Massachusetts Emergency Management Director Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy MA-NH
100
73390
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy MA NECTA Division
60
77180
Providence-Fall River-Warwick RI-MA
40
73750

Massachusetts Hazardous Materials Removal Worker Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy MA-NH
970
39940
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy MA NECTA Division
530
39250
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton MA NECTA Division
50
37190
Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury MA-NH NECTA Division
120
38110
Lawrence-Methuen-Salem MA-NH NECTA Division
Estimate Not Released
42750
Providence-Fall River-Warwick RI-MA
160
46570
Springfield MA-CT
90
38780
Worcester MA-CT
Estimate Not Released
36170

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