The Washington State Emergency Management Agency (WSEMA) currently has a total of 160 employees on staff to respond to disasters and emergencies in the state. The average annual salary for directors of emergency services in Washington is $78.260, which equates to approximately $37.63 each hour.
When entering the profession, emergency management directors in Washington can expect to earn $48,440. Within a few years, Washington’s graduated pay scale will typically put these professionals in the 25th percentile of earners who bring home an average salary of $63,750.
Highly experienced professionals serving as emergency management directors in the Seattle-Tacoma area can earn a salary that ranges between $96,050 and $112,980 per year.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics provided the information found in these tables, which represents salary data for emergency management directors and HAZMAT professionals in Washington’s major cities.