A Telecommunicator earns an average wage of $13.34 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Telecommunicator Total Pay (?
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$24,244 - $60,615
(Median)
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41K
61K
MEDIAN: $32,200
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Telecommunicator Total Pay (?
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$9.87 - $17.87
(Median)
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18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,244 - $60,615  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,400  
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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$21,221 - $48,993  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $17.87  
   
Overtime
$13.35 - $31.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,400  
   
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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$21,221 - $48,993  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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Job Description for Telecommunicator
  • Contact appropriate personnel during emergency situations.
  • Operate base radio to communicate with police department staff.
  • Greet visitors and provide directions.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls.
  • Enter dispatch calls into a computerized dispatch system.
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Experience Affects Telecommunicator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 15 votes.
Gender
Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 15%
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