Emergency Management Specialist - Federal Salaries of 2018

Pay Rates for "Emergency Management Specialist"

How much does an Emergency Management Specialist in the federal government get paid? $91,202.82* *Based on the 2018 average.
4,043 EMPLOYEES
$365.36M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Emergency Management Specialist was the 66th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 4,043 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2018, the Federal Emergency Management Agency hired the most employees titled Emergency Management Specialist, with an average salary of $87,267.

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 3,137 $87,266.52
Veterans Health Administration 174 $89,961.59
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 138 $100,752.51
Department of Energy 93 $81,318.41
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 49 $135,159.88
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 49 $136,010.41
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 46 $110,137.50
U.S. Coast Guard 33 $106,848.76
Department of State 27 $114,916.89
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 22 $109,470.50
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 21 $100,188.19
Forest Service 18 $105,242.56
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 17 $120,670.47
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 15 $111,746.87
Immigration Office Assistant Secretary Operations, Security, and Preparedness 14 $104,796.64
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 14 $125,763.86
Office of Personnel Management 12 $109,300.33
Administration for Children and Families 12 $103,241.17
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emer Management & Resilience 10 $110,368.60
Bureau of Reclamation 8 $78,448.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 7 $104,777.57
Homeland Security Staff 7 $124,927.86
Social Security Administration 6 $99,952.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 6 $104,275.33
National Institutes of Health 6 $86,322.67
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 6 $127,385.83
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 5 $116,094.00
U.S. Secret Service 4 $105,419.75
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 4 $84,997.50
National Cemetery Administration 4 $89,719.75
Environmental Protection Agency 3 $101,030.67
Indian Health Service 3 $77,756.33
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 3 $110,811.67
Indian Affairs 3 $121,287.67
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $135,995.67
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $93,135.67
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 3 $103,222.00
Program Support Center 2 $107,685.00
Ous for Science and Technology 2 $114,037.00
Food and Nutrition Service 2 $136,293.00
Patent and Trademark Office 2 $111,059.50
National Credit Union Administration 2 $1,500.00
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 2 $91,921.00
Agricultural Research Service 2 $142,473.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 2 $145,176.50
Risk Management Agency 2 $118,404.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 2 $133,414.50
John F. Kennedy Space Center 2 $122,141.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $145,629.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $160,280.00
U.S. Mint 1 $122,794.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 1 $141,894.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $119,576.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1 $101,767.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $113,755.00
Langley Research Center 1 $125,073.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 1 $85,113.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $132,692.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $104,790.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $112,021.00
Office of Administration 1 $134,926.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $111,801.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $134,426.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $126,958.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $124,930.00
Departmental Administration 1 $120,074.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $126,958.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 1 $117,164.00
Agency for International Development 1 $134,426.00
Geological Survey 1 $120,848.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $97,763.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $156,334.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $136,426.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $94,796.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $66,510.00
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 1 $130,692.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $113,755.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $105,040.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $104,275.00
Departmental Offices 1 $126,958.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $85,035.00
Ames Research Center 1 $144,780.00

Emergency Management Specialist Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Emergency Management Specialist is $91,202.82. The highest paid Emergency Management Specialist made $230,614 in 2018.

Common Emergency Management Specialist Payscales

Payscale Number of Emergency Management Specialist Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,970
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 1,390
IT - 485
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 71
IH - 55
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 51
ES - Senior Executive Service 5
ZA - Administrative 4
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
EN - Nat Nuclear Security Admin Exc Srvc Only 2
CG - Corporate Graded 2
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 1
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
RF - Code Is For Use By Hhs Only. 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,233.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 0000 MISCELLANEOUS OCCUPATIONS GROUP

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 2018

In 2012, the average pay for an Emergency Management Specialist was $143,154. Since then, the average pay has decreased to $91,203 in 2018.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0089.

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