Security Dispatcher Salary

Median pay for Security Dispatchers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $12.30 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $9.69 per hour to $19.13. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and approximately one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. The majority of Security Dispatchers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Security Dispatchers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 62 percent of professionals. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$21,570 - $45,768
(Median)
$22K
$34K
$46K
MEDIAN: $33,755
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$9.69 - $19.13
(Median)
$9
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,570 - $45,768  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$20,534 - $43,560  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.69 - $19.13  
   
Overtime
$11.92 - $31.94  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$20,534 - $43,560  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 163
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Job Description for Security Dispatcher

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Dispatcher

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


For Security Dispatchers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $26K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $27K. Security Dispatchers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $34K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Security Dispatcher Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$28,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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