Telecommunicator Salary

The average rate for a Telecommunicator is $14.14 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$20,377 - $47,399
$20K
$33K
$47K
MEDIAN: $32,845
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50%
90%

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$9.00 - $21.45
$9
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.14
10%
50%
90%

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$0$49K
Salary $20,377 - $47,399
Bonus $0.00 - $2,051
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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$20,589 - $49,125
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2016
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $9.00 - $21.45
Overtime $9.93 - $32.39
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,051
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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$20,589 - $49,125
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2016
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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Job Description for Telecommunicator

A telecommunicator usually works within the public safety realm. The telecommunicator serves as a midpoint between the public and emergency service personnel, such as police officers, EMTs, firefighters. When you dial 911, you speak with a telecommunicator.

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Telecommunicator Tasks

  • Answer telephones and direct calls.
  • Enter dispatch calls into a computerized dispatch system.
  • Greet visitors and provide directions.
  • Contact appropriate personnel during emergency situations.
  • Operate base radio to communicate with police department staff.

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Key Stats for Telecommunicator

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Telecommunicator Salaries

Experienced
▲37%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 15%
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