Experienced Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatchers can expect wages of $15.87 per hour on average. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Experienced Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatchers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Experienced Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatchers survey participants are largely women, dominating at 65 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,592 - $65,861
(Median)
$29K
$46K
$66K
MEDIAN: $46,304
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90%

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$12.43 - $23.48
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$28,592 - $65,861  
   
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).
)
$26,750 - $56,747  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.43 - $23.48  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$18.57 - $45.91  
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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$26,750 - $56,747  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Skills That Affect Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher Salaries

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National Average
$39,000

Telecommunications
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Customer Service
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Typing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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