Emergency Management Specialist - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Emergency Management Specialist"How much does an Emergency Management Specialist in the federal government get paid? $78,371.79* *Based on the 2020 average.
Emergency Management Specialist was the 32nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 10,731 employed. The most common payscale was the employees holding incident management positions and appointed and compensated under section 306(b)(1) payscale.
In 2020, the Federal Emergency Management Agency hired the most employees titled Emergency Management Specialist, with an average salary of $74,949.
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.
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
Emergency Management Specialist Pay Distribution
The average pay for an Emergency Management Specialist is $78,371.79. The highest paid Emergency Management Specialist made $214,328 in 2020.
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)||4,996|
|IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions||3,213|
|GS - General Schedule||2,002|
|IT - Employees Appointed And Compensated Under Section 306(b)(1) Of The Robert T Stafford Disaster Relief||321|
|NQ - Employees In The National Nuclear Secuirty Administration's Professional, Technical, And Admin Career Path||85|
|ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional||59|
|IH - Temporary Employees Hired In Response To A Disaster Or Emergency From An Impacted Community (local Hires).||26|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||9|
|ZA - Administrative||4|
|EN - National Nuclear Security Administration Excepted Service Only||4|
|CG - Corporate Graded||3|
|NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only||3|
|CU - Credit Union Employees||2|
|EJ - The Department Of Energy Organization Act Excepted Service||2|
|SL - Senior Level Positions||1|
|EL - Non-executive Positions At The Federal Housing Finance Agency||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$27,782.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$146,757.00 / 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|
|Industrial Engineering Technical||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Equal Opportunity Compliance||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Training Instruction||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Property Disposal Clerical and Technician||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Equal Employment Opportunity||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
Average Emergency Management Specialist Pay Trend from 2012 to 2020
In 2012, the average pay for an Emergency Management Specialist was $143,154. Since then, the average pay has decreased to $78,372 in 2020.
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