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Dispatch Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Dispatch Manager is $46,072 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Dispatch Manager Salary (?
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$30,234 - $67,890
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MEDIAN: $46,072
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Dispatch Manager Salary (?
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$10.89 - $21.87
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,234 - $67,890  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,179  
Profit Sharing
$51.06 - $4,894  
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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$29,562 - $66,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 256
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.89 - $21.87  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $33.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,179  
   
Profit Sharing
$51.06 - $4,894  
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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$29,562 - $66,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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Job Description for Dispatch Manager

It is essential that dispatchers in 911 call centers are accurate, prompt, and coordinated, to ensure the public safety and maximize rapid responders' effectiveness. The dispatch manager must provide this coordination through effective supervision and ensure the smooth operation of the dispatch process. Additionally, the dispatch manager may need to liaise with the public and emergency departments (such as police and fire services). The dispatch manager is also tasked with personnel issues such as performance evaluation, scheduling, and training. Some employers may require the dispatch manager to prepare and manage departmental budgeting as well.
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Dispatch Manager Tasks
  • Prepare departmental budget and track metrics related to time, requests, cost, and staffing.
  • Hire, train, mentor, and evaluate staff, including setting schedules and developing training programs.
  • Supervise and direct workers, materials, equipment, and service vehicles.
  • Communicate customer needs to work crews, monitor progress, and coordinate responses.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dispatch Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Denver
up arrow 21%
National Average
$46,000
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Experience Affects Dispatch Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 15%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$46,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Dispatch Manager Salaries

Customer Service
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National Average
$46,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 31%