Telecommunicator Salary

The average rate for a Telecommunicator is $14.11 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$20,859 - $60,043

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$9.46 - $21.70

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$20,859 - $60,043  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
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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$20,768 - $50,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.46 - $21.70  
   
Overtime
$11.38 - $32.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
   
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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$20,768 - $50,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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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

  • 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 33%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 12%
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