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Emergency Management Specialist - Federal Salaries of 2017

Pay Rates for "Emergency Management Specialist"

How much does an Emergency Management Specialist in the federal government get paid? $92,087.04* *Based on the 2017 average.
3,960 EMPLOYEES
$364.48M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Emergency Management Specialist was the 66th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 3,960 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2017, the Federal Emergency Management Agency hired the most employees titled Emergency Management Specialist, with an average salary of $87,531.

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 3,090 $87,531.29
Veterans Health Administration 173 $89,900.96
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 138 $100,730.76
Department of Energy 93 $116,828.37
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 50 $134,498.34
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 49 $135,159.88
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 44 $110,034.55
Department of State 26 $115,527.92
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 22 $110,083.73
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 20 $97,004.85
Forest Service 19 $106,171.47
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 18 $117,551.72
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 16 $107,477.63
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 14 $125,271.43
Immigration Office Assistant Secretary Operations, Security, and Preparedness 14 $104,796.64
Office of Personnel Management 12 $109,078.83
Administration for Children and Families 12 $102,983.83
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emer Management & Resilience 10 $109,990.90
Bureau of Reclamation 8 $78,060.63
Homeland Security Staff 7 $124,504.86
Assistant Secretary for Administration 7 $104,777.57
National Institutes of Health 6 $86,322.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 6 $103,748.67
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 6 $127,385.83
Social Security Administration 5 $98,456.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 5 $116,094.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 4 $84,997.50
U.S. Secret Service 4 $105,419.75
National Cemetery Administration 4 $88,265.25
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 3 $110,811.67
Indian Health Service 3 $77,087.33
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $92,753.33
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 3 $103,222.00
Indian Affairs 3 $121,287.67
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $135,995.67
Environmental Protection Agency 3 $101,030.67
Patent and Trademark Office 2 $111,059.50
National Credit Union Administration 2 $169,156.00
Ous for Science and Technology 2 $112,169.50
John F. Kennedy Space Center 2 $122,141.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $145,629.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 2 $133,414.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $110,323.50
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $160,280.00
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 2 $91,921.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 2 $145,176.50
Risk Management Agency 2 $118,404.00
Agricultural Research Service 2 $142,473.50
Food and Nutrition Service 2 $136,293.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $94,796.00
Geological Survey 1 $117,186.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $113,755.00
Departmental Administration 1 $120,074.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $126,958.00
Departmental Offices 1 $126,958.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $134,426.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $104,275.00
U.S. Mint 1 $119,914.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $126,958.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $104,790.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 1 $84,863.00
Agency for International Development 1 $134,426.00
Ames Research Center 1 $144,780.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $112,021.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $156,334.00
Langley Research Center 1 $125,073.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $85,035.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $124,930.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $104,275.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $66,510.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $116,059.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $113,755.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 1 $138,160.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $108,420.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $132,692.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $134,426.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 1 $116,914.00
Office of Administration 1 $134,926.00
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 1 $130,692.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $94,610.00

Emergency Management Specialist Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Emergency Management Specialist is $92,087.04. The highest paid Emergency Management Specialist made $230,614 in 2017.

Common Emergency Management Specialist Payscales

Payscale Number of Emergency Management Specialist Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,934
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 1,377
IT - 484
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 71
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 51
IH - 22
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
RF - Code Is For Use By Hhs Only. 1
SL - Senior Level Positions 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
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 2017

In 2012, the average pay for an Emergency Management Specialist was $143,154. Since then, the average pay has decreased to $92,087 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0089.

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