Security Dispatcher Salary

An average Security Dispatcher in the United States can expect to take home roughly $12.96 per hour. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. Although more than two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, over one-half do enjoy medical insurance, and just under one-half get dental coverage, too. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$23,583 - $36,625
$32K
MEDIAN: $31,800
50%

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$9.99 - $18.21
$10
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$31,800  
   
Bonus
$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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$21,143 - $41,728  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.99 - $18.21  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.58  
Overtime
$11.15 - $26.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$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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$21,143 - $41,728  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105

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Job Description for Security Dispatcher

Security dispatchers are responsible for administration and management to ensure that security guards can patrol a facility or private residence. Dispatchers typically use radio equipment to communicate with security personnel in the field, and they may also call law enforcement for assistance in intense situations which require police or medical attention.

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Security Dispatcher Tasks

  • Coordinate and dispatch staff in response to ongoing and critical needs.
  • Log and track incidents and suspicious alerts, looking for trends.
  • Communicate with managers about staff and equipment needs.
  • Monitor surveillance equipment, identifying safety hazards and problems and sending staff.
  • Answer and prioritize security calls, ensuring clear communication about timing.

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Dispatcher

Pay by Experience for a Security Dispatcher has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Dispatcher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 74 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Dispatcher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Security Dispatcher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 25 salaries. A Security Dispatcher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Security Dispatcher

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Security Dispatcher Salaries

Experienced
▲25%

Late-Career
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Security Dispatcher Salaries

Security Policies and Procedures
▲2%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Service
▼3%

Typing
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 45%