Security Dispatcher Salary

For Security Dispatchers, hourly average wages total $12.32 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $9.64 per hour to $19.30. Although close to one-fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Security Dispatchers. Women account for the majority of Security Dispatchers who responded to the questionnaire — 64 percent to be exact. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Read More
$23,920 - $46,138

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$9.64 - $19.30

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,920 - $46,138  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,990  
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).
)
$20,285 - $44,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.64 - $19.30  
   
Overtime
$8.76 - $31.67  
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.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,990  
   
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).
)
$20,285 - $44,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Security Dispatcher Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Pay by Experience Level for Security Dispatcher

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


For Security Dispatchers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $26K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $28K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Security Dispatchers make a median salary of $33K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $34K.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Security Dispatcher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 20%
ADVERTISEMENT