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Emergency Management Directors in Georgia

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Emergency Management Directors in Georgia

Considering a career as an Emergency Management Director in Georgia?

13.5% Jobs Projection
$63,580 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Emergency Management Directors in Georgia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Emergency Management Directors in Georgia is growing faster than average.

  • Emergency Management Directors in Georgia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Emergency Management Directors Work in Georgia?

In Georgia, there were 390 people working as Emergency Management Directors in the year 2018.

There were 420 Emergency Management Directors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Emergency Management Directors in GA Employment Trend

The typical state has 140 Emergency Management Directors working in it, which means Georgia has more Emergency Management Directors than average.

Emergency Management Directors in GA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Emergency Management Directors in this state are growing at a rate of 13.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.9%.

Job Projections for Emergency Management Directors: Nation vs. GA

Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 420 total jobs in 2026 for Emergency Management Directors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 900 annual jobs and 10,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Emergency Management Directors Make in Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Emergency Management Directors ranged from $38,600 to $128,220 with $63,580 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.56 to $61.64. The median hourly rate was $30.57.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $31.5 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.93.

The median salary in Georgia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Emergency Management Directors Earnings: GA vs. National Average

Top Georgia Metros for Emergency Management Directors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Emergency Management Directors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 180 $81,840

Top States for Emergency Management Directors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Emergency Management Directors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 840 $115,610
New York 680 $88,310
Texas 540 $81,120
Pennsylvania 440 $65,380
Illinois 420 $77,880
Georgia 390 $63,580
Virginia 350 $82,860
Ohio 340 $68,930
Florida 300 $84,980
Indiana 270 $45,250
Oklahoma 250 $46,990
New Jersey 240 $95,330
District of Columbia 210 $134,790
Minnesota 200 $80,220
North Carolina 200 $72,620
South Carolina 190 $58,430
Kansas 170 $54,190
Arizona 170 $0
Missouri 170 $57,290
Alabama 170 $61,390

Below are the states where Emergency Management Directors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $134,790
California $115,610
Washington $107,760
Maryland $102,960
New Jersey $95,330
Rhode Island $89,210
New York $88,310
Connecticut $85,680
Florida $84,980
Colorado $84,430

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