Experienced Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher Salary

Experienced Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatchers take home an average $15.90 per hour. Women make up the majority of Experienced Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatchers (60 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,047 - $67,730
$29K
$44K
$68K
MEDIAN: $44,065
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90%

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$12.47 - $22.52
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.90
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,047 - $67,730  
   
Bonus
$1,850  
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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$26,951 - $57,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.47 - $22.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$18.62 - $45.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,850  
   
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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$26,951 - $57,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Key Stats for Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
10-19 years
89%
20 years or more
11%
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Skills That Affect Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher Salaries

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
▲2%

National Average
$37,000

Telecommunications
▼7%

Customer Service
▼9%

Typing
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 8%
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