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Emergency Communications Officer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$33,000
$26,000
$33,000
$41,000
The average emergency communications officer makes about $33,376 per year. That's $16.05 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $26,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $41,000. Many of emergency communications officers seem to be drawn to non profits and hospitality companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case emergency communications officers tend to work at finance, hospitality, and government companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware pay emergency communications officers the highest salaries.
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Map of Emergency Communications Officer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Emergency Communications Officers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Emergency Communications Officer Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an emergency communications officer is roughly $33,376 per year, which boils down to $16.05 per hour. Interestingly enough, emergency communications officers have the highest salaries in Stockton, CA at about $48,727 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Stockton, CA is $30,000. Additionally, emergency communications officers make more than the average salary in New York, NY, Las Vegas, NV, Richmond, VA, Durham, NC, and Austin, TX. On a more broad level, emergency communications officer salaries are highest in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and West Virginia. On the contrary, Washington, Oklahoma, and Arkansas offer the lowest emergency communications officer salaries.

City
Average Salary
Stockton, CA
Stockton, CA
$48,727
$49k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$44,442
$44k
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas, NV
$44,338
$44k
Richmond, VA
Richmond, VA
$41,540
$42k
Durham, NC
Durham, NC
$39,511
$40k
Austin, TX
Austin, TX
$35,220
$35k
Hoover, AL
Hoover, AL
$35,005
$35k

High Paying Emergency Communications Officer Jobs

Average Emergency Communications Officer Salary By Company

To earn a high income as an emergency communications officer, working for UBS Americas or Rochester Regional Health might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Lifetime and City of Richmond report highly competitive salaries for emergency communications officers.

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Emergency Communications Officer Salary History

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    Average Emergency Communications Officer Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, emergency communications officer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that finance, hospitality, and government companies tend to offer much higher salaries for emergency communications officers. For example, emergency communications officers make a whopping average salary of $35,770 while working for finance companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $34,915 at hospitality companies and $33,461 at government companies. But emergency communications officers may want to avoid working in the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $31,587.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Finance
    Finance
    $35,770
    $36k
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $34,915
    $35k
    Government
    Government
    $33,461
    $33k
    Technology
    Technology
    $33,000
    $33k
    Energy
    Energy
    $32,828
    $33k
    Non Profits
    Non Profits
    $32,712
    $33k
    Professional
    Professional
    $31,587
    $32k

    Emergency Communications Officer Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for an emergency communications officer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Emergency Communications Officer Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Emergency Communications Officer (Multiple Openings and Shifts)
    Emergency Communications Officer (Multiple Openings and Shifts)
    Richmond, VA
    Richmond, VA
    10/12/2020
    10/12/2020
    $38,129
    $38,129
    10/12/2020
    Hurricane Emergency Response Officers Needed Immediately!
    Hurricane Emergency Response Officers Needed Immediately!
    Pensacola, FL
    Pensacola, FL
    09/17/2020
    09/17/2020
    $76,958
    $76,958
    09/17/2020
    Emergency Communications Officer
    Emergency Communications Officer
    Enon, VA
    Enon, VA
    09/14/2020
    09/14/2020
    $37,831
    $37,831
    09/14/2020
    Hurricane Emergency Response Officers Needed Immediately! Current TX License
    Hurricane Emergency Response Officers Needed Immediately! Current TX License
    Dallas, TX
    Dallas, TX
    08/27/2020
    08/27/2020
    $76,958
    $76,958
    08/27/2020
    Hurricane Emergency Response Officers Needed Immediately!
    Hurricane Emergency Response Officers Needed Immediately!
    New Orleans, LA
    New Orleans, LA
    08/27/2020
    08/27/2020
    $76,958
    $76,958
    08/27/2020
    Hurricane Emergency Response Officers Needed Immediately!
    Hurricane Emergency Response Officers Needed Immediately!
    Jackson, MS
    Jackson, MS
    08/27/2020
    08/27/2020
    $76,958
    $76,958
    08/27/2020
    Hurricane Emergency Response Officers Needed Immediately!
    Hurricane Emergency Response Officers Needed Immediately!
    Birmingham, AL
    Birmingham, AL
    08/22/2020
    08/22/2020
    $76,958
    $76,958
    08/22/2020
    Emergency Communications Officer I
    Emergency Communications Officer I
    Iona, FL
    Iona, FL
    08/10/2020
    08/10/2020
    $33,559
    $33,559
    08/10/2020
    Emergency Response Officer
    Emergency Response Officer
    Mount Vernon, IN
    Mount Vernon, IN
    07/31/2020
    07/31/2020
    $31,242
    $31,242
    07/31/2020
    Emergency Response Officer
    Emergency Response Officer
    Mount Vernon, IN
    Mount Vernon, IN
    07/21/2020
    07/21/2020
    $31,242
    $31,242
    07/21/2020