Telecommunicator Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Telecommunicator is $13.55 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Telecommunicator Total Pay (?
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$23,982 - $60,561
(Median)
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42K
61K
MEDIAN: $33,015
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Telecommunicator Total Pay (?
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$9.78 - $20.99
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$23,982 - $60,561  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
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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$21,407 - $49,475  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $20.99  
   
Overtime
$11.38 - $32.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
   
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).
)
$21,407 - $49,475  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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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 35%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 14%
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