According to the Department of Emergency Management, the average salary for emergency management directors is $58,680. For those at an entry-level, they can expect to earn an annual salary of $32,250, while someone in a more senior level can expect to earn an annual salary of $98,680 in the position of emergency management director in Oklahoma.
The hourly salary for emergency management directors in Oklahoma is $28.21 per hour with an entry-level worker earning $15.51 and someone in a senior level position earning $47.44 per hour. These numbers will fluctuate throughout the state based on location. For example, those in metropolitan areas such as Oklahoma City and Tulsa, emergency management workers can earn up to 10 percent more than those working in nonmetropolitan areas throughout the state.
Factors such as experience, education and training can also affect salary potential for emergency management workers in Oklahoma. For those in the 90th percentile, in a major metropolitan area, workers in these positions can easily earn up to six figures as emergency management director.
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 Oklahoma’s major cities.