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Emergency Dispatcher Salary

$32,222 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$403

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for an Emergency Dispatcher is $32,222 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Emergency Dispatcher is between $24,847 and $38,222. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Emergency Dispatcher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Receives complaints from public concerning crimes and police emergencies, broadcasts orders to police radio patrol units in vicinity to investigate complaint, and relays instructions or questions from remote units.
  • Records calls broadcast and complaints received.
  • In some municipalities coordinates all police, fire, ambulance, and other emergency requests, relaying instructions to radio unit concerned.
  • May make operating adjustments to transmitting equipment where station is not automatic and be required to hold federal license.
  • May transmit and receive messages between divisions of own agency and other law enforcement agencies.
  • May monitor silent alarm system to detect illegal entry into business establishments.
  • May contact police officers and guards, school-crossing to verify assignment locations.
Emergency Dispatcher Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

Job family population: 95,020

Estimated population of Emergency Dispatcher jobs: 28,573

Rate of error: 0.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,354
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Emergency Dispatcher Job Listings for United States

Emergency Dispatch
Dec 8
Owasso, United States
City of Owasso
Emergency Services Dispatch Job Status:Full-Time Status:Accepting Applications Job Summary The Emergency Services Dispatch is responsible for receiving and transmitting requests for police, fire, and ...
Dispatcher - Emergency Dispatcher
Oct 18
Detroit, MI, USA
Total Response EMS
The fundamental reason this classification exists is to operate Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Computer-Aided Dispatching equipment to quickly and accurately receive and transmit information of an ...
Nationwide Dispatcher
Nov 26
Portland, OR, USA
Professional Dispatch Services inc
Dispatchers also send Tow Trucks to assist Police and Fire agencies for emergency situations. Dispatchers are calm, clear and in control, especially in emergency situations. They know the appropriate ...
Dispatcher (Contract Position)
Dec 2
Mesa, AZ, USA
Chipton-Ross Inc.
The candidate will be Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) Certified and in good standing. (EMD training is provided in-house.) Will be responsible for providing approved Pre-Arrival Instructions ...
Emergency Field Services Dispatcher
Dec 6
Irving, TX, USA
HW Dallas
A Field Technician Services organization is seeking a Dispatcher. Duties for the role include handling incoming calls from customers, write up service requests, dispatch to the proper technician ...

The average pay for an Emergency Dispatcher is $32,222 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Emergency Dispatcher is between $24,847 and $38,222. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Emergency Dispatcher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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