Entry-Level Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher Salary

An Entry-Level Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher earns an average wage of $13.81 per hour.

$23,331 - $47,022
(Median)
$23K
$33K
$47K
MEDIAN: $33,421
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$9.74 - $19.51
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,331 - $47,022  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $509  
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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$20,997 - $45,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $19.51  
   
Overtime
$15.07 - $31.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $509  
   
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).
)
$20,997 - $45,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 271
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Skills That Affect Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher Salaries

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
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Telecommunications
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Typing
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Customer Service
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National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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