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Fire Alarm Dispatcher Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$41,045 (USD)

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The average pay for a Fire Alarm Dispatcher is $41,045 a year and $20 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Fire Alarm Dispatcher is between $31,233 and $49,147. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Fire Alarm Dispatcher Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

FIRE ALARM - Service Coordinator
May 10
New Hyde Park, NY, USA
Sirina Protection Systems
We are seeking a Dispatcher - Service Coordinator to join our team! You will be responsible for helping customers by providing product and service information and resolving technical issues.
Assistant Service Coordinator/ Dispatcher
May 9
Brooklyn, NY, USA
IRL Systems, Inc.
... of fire alarm, security and access systems - Schedule technicians to service calls - Schedule routine system maintenance with building contacts - Follow up with technicians on incomplete service ...
Locksmith Technician
Apr 19
Long Island, NY, USA
Suffolk Lock & Security Professionals, Inc.
Dispatch jobs * Programming auto chip keys is a plus * Key cutting * Complete work and repair ... Fire Alarm Systems, Commercial Doors / Hardware, Locksmithing and more. For more than 80 years ...
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