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Emergency Management Specialist - Federal Salaries of 2022

Pay Rates for "Emergency Management Specialist"

How much does an Emergency Management Specialist in the federal government get paid? $82,241.21* *Based on the 2022 average.

Emergency Management Specialist was the 31st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2022, with 11,531 employed. The most common payscale was the employees holding incident management positions and appointed and compensated under section 306(b)(1) payscale.

In 2022, the Federal Emergency Management Agency hired the most employees titled Emergency Management Specialist, with an average salary of $78,227.

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 10,191 $78,226.72
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 297 $105,555.16
Veterans Health Administration 241 $97,713.25
Department of Energy 132 $133,080.58
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 95 $107,967.69
Office of Mission Assurance 50 $126,929.34
U.S. Coast Guard 43 $117,746.29
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 43 $154,966.26
Department of State 42 $134,289.86
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 22 $137,056.50
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 21 $110,834.81
Forest Service 20 $113,706.90
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 19 $129,188.42
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 16 $139,683.31
Bureau of Reclamation 16 $88,699.75
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 15 $127,128.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emergency Management 13 $137,074.46
Administration for Children and Families 13 $124,186.69
Office of Personnel Management 11 $116,238.00
Headquarters, Nasa 9 $140,379.00
Immigration Office Assistant Secretary Operations, Security, and Preparedness 8 $128,377.63
Environmental Protection Agency 8 $130,526.13
Citizenship and Immigration Services 8 $140,211.63
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 7 $127,500.43
Internal Revenue Service 7 $133,784.29
Homeland Security Staff 7 $134,813.86
Food and Drug Administration 7 $139,663.29
Food Safety and Inspection Service 7 $135,982.57
Indian Health Service 6 $80,738.83
National Institutes of Health 6 $113,887.50
Fpac Business Center 6 $138,781.83
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 6 $129,991.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 6 $141,970.67
Social Security Administration 6 $122,185.00
National Cemetery Administration 5 $107,924.80
Departmental Administration 5 $142,843.80
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 5 $125,338.20
U.S. Secret Service 5 $112,351.80
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 5 $116,616.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 4 $139,581.00
Office of Administration 4 $124,087.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 4 $136,075.50
Customs and Border Protection 4 $133,845.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 4 $130,287.25
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 3 $98,342.33
Program Support Center 3 $100,274.33
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 3 $167,578.33
Langley Research Center 3 $105,645.33
Rural Housing Service 3 $134,137.00
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 3 $111,149.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $128,444.67
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $186,412.00
Executive Office for Immigration Review 2 $110,384.00
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 2 $111,831.50
Federal Transit Administration 2 $137,405.50
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 2 $132,758.00
Ames Research Center 2 $144,022.50
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 2 $144,364.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $114,654.00
Departmental Offices 2 $106,713.00
National Credit Union Administration 2 $0.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 2 $137,495.00
Patent and Trademark Office 2 $123,614.50
Bureau of Land Management 2 $110,626.00
Agricultural Research Service 2 $157,584.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $153,434.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 1 $113,793.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $155,687.00
Science and Technology Directorate 1 $106,823.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $139,640.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $113,944.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $133,824.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $149,992.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $131,014.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 1 $160,394.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $125,896.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $121,065.00
U.S. Mint 1 $148,952.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 1 $113,944.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 1 $100,075.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $134,649.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 1 $93,829.00
Federal Acquisition Service 1 $155,687.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $110,384.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 1 $155,687.00
U.S. Agency for International Development 1 $159,894.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $135,303.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $124,626.00
Geological Survey 1 $147,529.00
Indian Affairs 1 $158,383.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 1 $176,300.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $117,505.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $0.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $164,852.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $114,344.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $89,834.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $84,941.00

Emergency Management Specialist Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Emergency Management Specialist is $82,241.21. The highest paid Emergency Management Specialist made $223,372 in 2022.

Common Emergency Management Specialist Payscales

Payscale Number of Emergency Management Specialist Employees
IM - Employees Holding Incident Management Positions And Appointed And Compensated Under Section 306(b)(1) 5,047
IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions 3,570
GS - General Schedule 2,355
IT - Employees Appointed And Compensated Under Section 306(b)(1) Of The Robert T Stafford Disaster Relief 378
NQ - Employees In The National Nuclear Secuirty Administration's Professional, Technical, And Admin Career Path 96
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 49
ZA - Administrative 8
ES - Senior Executive Service 7
EN - National Nuclear Security Administration Excepted Service Only 5
NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
CG - Corporate Graded 3
EJ - The Department Of Energy Organization Act Excepted Service 2
IH - Temporary Employees Hired In Response To A Disaster Or Emergency From An Impacted Community (local Hires). 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
EL - Non-executive Positions At The Federal Housing Finance Agency 1
VH - Professional, Administrative, And Managerial 1
IR - Internal Revenue Service Broadband Classification And Pay System Positions Only 1

Starting Paygrade: $28,921.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $152,771.00 / 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
Industrial Engineering TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Equal Opportunity ComplianceAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Training InstructionAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Property Disposal Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Equal Employment OpportunityAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Emergency Management Specialist Pay Trend from 2012 to 2022

In 2012, the average pay for an Emergency Management Specialist was $143,154. Since then, the average pay has decreased to $82,241 in 2022.

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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