Emergency Dispatch Supervisor Salary in the United States

How much does an Emergency Dispatch Supervisor make in the United States? The average Emergency Dispatch Supervisor salary in the United States is $64,683 as of May 01, 2023, but the range typically falls between $59,000 and $78,884. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Oversees a team responding to calls for emergency and non-emergency assistance and dispatching law enforcement, fire fighting, or rescue units. Mentors dispatchers and manages escalated issues. Coordinates training on message codes, situational protocols, and differentiating routine, priority, and emergency messages. Ensures unit response details are thoroughly and correctly tracked. Administers the staff work schedule to ensure adequate coverage. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a manager. Working team member that may validate or coordinate the work of others on a support team. Suggests improvements to process, is a knowledge resource for other team members. Has no authority for staff actions. Generally has a minimum of 2 years experience as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of the team processes. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)

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    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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