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Fire Alarm Dispatcher Salary
in Idaho, United States

$32,215 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$519

Average Bonus

Last updated: April 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fire Alarm Dispatcher is $32,215 a year and $15 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Fire Alarm Dispatcher is between $24,514 and $38,574. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Fire Alarm Dispatcher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates municipal fire alarm system, radio transmitter and receiver, and telephone switchboard.
  • Receives incoming fire calls by telephone or through alarm system.
  • Questions caller, observes alarm register that codes location of fire, and scans map of city to determine whether fire is located within area served by city fire department.
  • Determines type and number of units to respond to emergency.
  • Notifies fire station, using radio, and starts alarm system that automatically contacts all fire stations and indicates location of fire.
  • Relays messages from scene of fire, such as requests for additional help and medical assistance.
  • Records date, time, type of call and destination of messages received or transmitted.
  • Maintains activity, code, and locator files.
  • Tests various communications systems and reports malfunctions to maintenance units.
  • May operate telegraph to relay code as back-up if transmitter fails.
Fire Alarm Dispatcher Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

Job family population: 69,830

Estimated population of Fire Alarm Dispatcher jobs: 12,657

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,347
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Fire Alarm Dispatcher Job Listings for Idaho, United States

Administrative Assistant
Feb 1
Nampa, ID, USA
Crane Alarm Service
Dispatching Technicians Qualifications: * Detail Oriented * Must be a "completer" * Previous ... We are a full scale Commercial and Residential Alarm Company specializing in Security and Fire ...
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