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Telecommunicator Salary
in Maryland, United States

$33,207 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$415

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Telecommunicator is $33,207 a year and $16 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Telecommunicator is between $25,607 and $39,390. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Telecommunicator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates communication equipment to receive incoming calls for assistance and dispatches personnel and equipment to scene of emergency.
  • Receives incoming calls for assistance on telephone console.
  • Asks the caller questions determine nature of problem and type and number of personnel and equipment needed, following established guidelines.
  • Checks status charts and computer screen to determine units available.
  • Monitors alarm system signals that indicate location of fire or other emergency.
  • Operates two-way radio to dispatch police, fire, medical, and other personnel and equipment and to relay instructions or information to remove units.
  • Types commands on computer keyboard to update files and maintain logs.
  • Tests communications and alarm equipment and backup systems to ensure serviceability.
  • May provide prearrival instructions to caller, utilizing knowledge of emergency medical techniques.
  • May activate alarm system to notify fire stations.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$38,496
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Telecommunicator Job Listings for Maryland, United States

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