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Emergency Management Specialist - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Emergency Management Specialist"

How much does an Emergency Management Specialist in the federal government get paid? $90,330.86* *Based on the 2016 average.

Emergency Management Specialist was the 76th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 3,518 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Federal Emergency Management Agency hired the most employees titled Emergency Management Specialist, with an average salary of $83,739.

Government Emergency Management Specialist jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Emergency Management Specialist job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired an Emergency Management Specialist

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2,494 $83,738.89
Veterans Health Administration 159 $87,385.15
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 131 $92,248.95
Department of Energy 86 $108,207.80
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 41 $113,745.68
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 30 $120,533.30
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 29 $100,851.86
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emergency Management 26 $106,229.77
Forest Service 20 $100,307.80
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 17 $112,088.76
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 14 $122,470.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 14 $110,816.14
Office of Personnel Management 13 $99,187.62
U.S. Coast Guard 12 $101,204.17
Administration for Children and Families 10 $93,592.00
Bureau of Reclamation 8 $86,864.75
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 7 $134,994.29
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 6 $120,285.17
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 5 $91,567.20
Food and Nutrition Service 4 $121,159.25
National Institutes of Health 4 $96,658.00
Indian Affairs 4 $110,218.25
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $140,943.67
Indian Health Service 3 $88,218.33
U.S. Secret Service 3 $106,644.33
Ous for Science and Technology 3 $103,387.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $92,841.67
National Cemetery Administration 3 $81,170.33
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 2 $101,418.50
Headquarters, Nasa 2 $126,359.50
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $110,169.50
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 2 $129,418.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 2 $116,721.50
Social Security Administration 2 $72,249.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $107,299.50
Agricultural Research Service 2 $133,859.50
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $105,921.50
National Credit Union Administration 2 $147,562.50
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 1 $84,693.00
Langley Research Center 1 $119,110.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $43,057.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $119,200.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 1 $132,368.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $155,705.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $105,960.00
Farm Service Agency 1 $128,790.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $119,057.00
Homeland Security Staff 1 $155,705.00
Office of Administration 1 $127,963.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $118,069.00
Pretrial Services Agency 1 $94,051.00
Geological Survey 1 $105,856.00
Agency for International Development 1 $125,213.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $95,208.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $101,492.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 1 $106,210.00
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 1 $125,213.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $138,871.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $86,564.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $121,635.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $109,374.00

Emergency Management Specialist Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Emergency Management Specialist is $90,330.86. The highest paid Emergency Management Specialist made $225,360 in 2016.

Common Emergency Management Specialist Payscales

Payscale Number of Emergency Management Specialist Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,826
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 1,454
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 116
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 74
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 31
ZA - Administrative 4
ES - Senior Executive Service 3
CG - Corporate Graded 3
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
EN - Nat Nuclear Security Admin Exc Srvc Only 2
RF - Code Is For Use By Hhs Only. 1
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 1

Starting Paygrade: $25,871.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $136,659.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Emergency Management jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Engineering TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Correspondence ClerkClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Training InstructionAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Internal Revenue OfficerAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Human Resources ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Emergency Management Specialist Pay Trend from 2012 to 2016

In 2012, the average pay for an Emergency Management Specialist was $143,154. Since then, the average pay has decreased to $90,331 in 2016.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 0089.

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