North Carolina Emergency Management Salaries

According to the North Carolina Emergency Management Association, emergency management workers are preparing for future disasters with training by first responders. However, they are not the only individuals that act when a disaster or emergency strikes. Those behind the scenes play an important role in ensuring that responders are prepared to handle any situation that arises.

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As an emergency management worker in the state of North Carolina the average salary to expect varies from location to location. Some of the annual salaries for larger metropolitan areas in the state include:

  • Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Newport News: $79,420
  • Other Non-Metropolitan Areas: $60,760
  • Western North Carolina: $52,820

However, as experience, years on the job and training increases, workers can expect to have an increase in salary as well. For example, the 90th percentile of workers can expect to earn the following annual salaries as an emergency management worker:

  • Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Newport News: $104,920
  • Other Non-Metropolitan Areas: $80,020
  • Western North Carolina: $79,450

This position reflects the various costs of living in different areas of the state of North Caroline that are further expressed in the annual salaries that are earned.

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 North Carolina’s major cities.

North Carolina Emergency Management Director Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News VA-NC
80
79420
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
30
60760
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
40
52820

North Carolina Hazardous Materials Removal Workers Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill NC-SC
130
26680
Fayetteville NC
Estimate Not Released
29120
Greensboro-High Point NC
310
30590
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News VA-NC
310
37590
Wilmington NC
Estimate Not Released
25280
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
120
24520

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