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Security Dispatcher Salary

Security Dispatchers in the United States can expect wages of $12.29 per hour on average. Pay generally varies between $9.69 per hour and $19.63. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — around one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. The majority of Security Dispatchers (66 percent) who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$23,920 - $46,138
(Median)
$24K
$34K
$46K
MEDIAN: $33,844
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$9.69 - $19.63
(Median)
$9
$12
$20
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,920 - $46,138  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,750  
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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$20,374 - $44,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.69 - $19.63  
   
Overtime
$12.97 - $31.88  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,750  
   
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).
)
$20,374 - $44,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133

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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.


Security Dispatchers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $26K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $27K on average. Security Dispatchers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $34K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Experience Affects Security Dispatcher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

National Average
$27,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 20%
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