According to the New York OEM there was a substantial raise given to all behind the scenes workers at the emergency management services in the state after the 2012 hurricane that devastated much of the state.
Some of the average salaries in New York regions are as follows:
- Albany, Schenectady, Troy: $72,970
- Nassau, Suffolk: $76,650
- Northern New Jersey, Long Island: $85,130
- White Plains, Wayne: $89,320
- Capital/Northern New York: $56,690
When workers reach the 90th percentile in this career they can expect to earn up to 20 percent more than the average salary for the state.
According to the state of New York’s website, additional training is being offered to ensure the resources are in place for a well-organized response to any natural or manmade disaster that comes along. .
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 New York’s major cities.