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.
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.