Security Dispatcher Salary

Pay for Security Dispatchers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $12.29 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $9.62 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $19.40. Some workers in this field — close to one-fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. Women make up the majority of Security Dispatchers (65 percent) who completed the questionnaire. For the most part, Security Dispatchers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$23,920 - $46,138
(Median)
$24K
$34K
$46K
MEDIAN: $33,844
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$9.62 - $19.40
(Median)
$9
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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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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$20,254 - $44,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.62 - $19.40  
   
Overtime
$8.68 - $31.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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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).
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$20,254 - $44,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $25K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $28K on average. Security Dispatchers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $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

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

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: 21%
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