Emergency Dispatcher Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Emergency Dispatcher, Emergency Dispatch Operator

What is the average annual salary for Emergency Dispatcher?
The annual salary for someone with the job 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 the United States.

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 $35,424 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Emergency Dispatcher in the United States are expected to make less than $35,424.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $35,424
  • 10%$26,481
  • 25%$30,743
  • 75%$39,751
  • 90%$43,691

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Job Description for Emergency Dispatcher

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 Emergency Dispatcher job description

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Categories:  Fire, Law Enforcement, and Security, Entry Level, Government, Logistics

Industries:  Business Services, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare

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