New York Emergency Management Salaries

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.

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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 steps and training is taking place to ensure any disaster or emergency, whether natural or caused by man, can be handled with superior organization and well-trained individuals thanks to the work of emergency management directors who are in charge of planning and organizing all training as well relief efforts that take place.

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.

New York Emergency Management Director Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Albany-Schenectady-Troy NY
70
72970
Nassau-Suffolk NY Metropolitan Division
30
76650
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island NY-NJ-PA
440
85130
New York-White Plains-Wayne NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
190
89320
Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
30
56690

New York Hazardous Materials Removal Workers Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Albany-Schenectady-Troy NY
180
43920
Buffalo-Niagara Falls NY
330
45760
Nassau-Suffolk NY Metropolitan Division
550
56700
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island NY-NJ-PA
2870
56000
New York-White Plains-Wayne NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
1770
58550
Rochester NY
370
37170
Syracuse NY
430
40910
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
90
49660

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