Average 911 Dispatcher Hourly Pay

$16.26
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$800
Bonus
$793
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The average hourly pay for a 911 Dispatcher is $16.26.
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$11.66
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$16.26
90%
$22.77
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$12 - $23
Bonus
$252 - $2,483
Profit Sharing
$0 - $793
Total Pay
$25,477 - $54,676
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What Do 911 Dispatchers Do?

911 Dispatcher 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.

Job Satisfaction for 911 Dispatcher

3.8 out of 5
(79)
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What Are Popular Skills for 911 Dispatchers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Telecommunications, Emergency Response, Oral / Verbal Communication and Typing.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for 911 Dispatchers?

An entry-level 911 Dispatcher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.97 based on 56 salaries. An early career 911 Dispatcher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.34 based on 192 salaries. A mid-career 911 Dispatcher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.97 based on 102 salaries. An experienced 911 Dispatcher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.24 based on 112 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with 911 Dispatcher in their job title in Noblesville, Indiana earn an average of 33.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (12.0% more) and Rochester, New York (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Albuquerque, New Mexico (5.0% less), Houston, Texas (2.7% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 492 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.4%
Early Career
39.0%
Mid Career
20.7%
Experienced
22.8%
Late Career
6.1%