Emergency Management Specialists


Coordinate 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, hazardous materials spills) disasters or hostage situations.


2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 140 19.50 10.66 23.92 40,560 22,180 49,750
St Louis MSA 70 18.94 8.37 24.22 39,380 17,410 50,370
Kansas City* 40 19.63 8.84 25.03 40,830 18,378 52,055
Central Region* 20 20.90 11.64 25.53 43,475 24,219 53,103
Southeast Region* 10 17.42 10.64 20.81 36,233 22,121 43,289
St. Louis County* 20 27.12 19.87 30.75 56,412 41,330 63,954

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 170 200 30 17.65 8 Caution
Kansas City MSA 40 50 10 25.00 2 Caution
St Louis MSA 100 110 10 10.00 4 Caution
Central Region* 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This profession generally requires Work experience (in related occupation) in one of the following
Community Organization and Advocacy
Public Administration