How much does a Emergency Dispatcher in Washington,
DC make? The median annual Emergency Dispatcher salary in Washington,
DC is $40,578, as of January 30, 2017, with a range usually between
$35,449-$45,068 not including bonus and benefit information
and other factors that impact base pay. However, the salary for someone with the title Emergency Dispatcher may vary depending on a number of factors including industry,
company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title
Emergency Dispatcher in Washington, DC.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Emergency Dispatcher in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Emergency Dispatcher in the United States is $40,578 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Emergency Dispatcher in the United States are expected to make less than $40,578.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Emergency Dispatcher in Washington, DC that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Emergency Dispatcher in Washington are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 2017
Responsible for responding to calls for emergency and non-emergency assistance and in dispatching law enforcement, fire fighting, or rescue units. Transmits and receives coded and conventional messages, differentiates between routine, priority, and emergency messages, and initiates or follows through on responses as required. May enter unit response and data into database. Requires a high school diploma with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Works under general supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View full job description