As an emergency management director for PEMA (Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency), a worker can expect to earn a salary of $53,590 per year, on average, which comes to $25.77 when broken down hourly. Currently there are 175 full time workers and 141 part time workers serving the citizens of Pennsylvania’s emergency management needs at the director level. While the majority of the emergency management positions are centered in Dauphin County at the Harrisburg office, there are county and city level OEMs (Office of Emergency Management) that can be found in other heavily populated areas of the state.
Professionals can expect to earn more as they gain experience and training. When beginning their careers, salaries range between $31,830 and $38,910 per year. For workers in the 75th percentile, who represent those with extensive experience, the annual salary for this position is $62,500, while the career maximum average represented by the 90th percentile is $86,330.
The information shown in this table, which was originally published by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, shows the salaries that emergency management directors in Pennsylvania’s major cities earn.