Emergency Management Directors

6.8/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $36.66 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 6% (Totally Safe)

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Social Perceptiveness
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Emergency Management Directors' job openings is expected to rise 6.2% by 2030
'Emergency Management Directors' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Emergency Management Directors' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Emergency Management Directors' was $76,250, or $36.66 hourly
'Emergency Management Directors' are paid 81.8% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 10,210 people employed as Emergency Management Directors.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Plan and direct disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural (e.g., hurricanes, floods, earthquakes), wartime, or technological (e.g., nuclear power plant emergencies or hazardous materials spills) disasters or hostage situations.

SOC Code: 11-9161.00

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