The average wage for a 911 Dispatcher is $14.92 per hour.
911 Dispatcher Total Pay (?
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$26,970 - $64,684
(Median)
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35K
49K
65K
MEDIAN: $35,371
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911 Dispatcher Total Pay (?
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$11.20 - $22.74
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$26,970 - $64,684  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,927  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,351 - $57,369  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.20 - $22.74  
   
Overtime
$8.56 - $41.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,927  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$24,351 - $57,369  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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Job Description for 911 Dispatcher
  • Contact appropriate personnel during emergency situations.
  • Operate base radio to communicate with police department staff.
  • Greet visitors and provide directions.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls.
  • Enter dispatch calls into a computerized dispatch system.
Pay by Experience Level for 911 Dispatcher
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects 911 Dispatcher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 57%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect 911 Dispatcher Salaries

Typing
up arrow 1%
National Average
$34,000
Emergency Response
up arrow 3%
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Gender
Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 11%
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