Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

How much does a Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) make in Atlanta, GA? In Atlanta, a Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) earns an average of $15.50 per hour. This is 8% above the national average for a Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) which is $14.32 per hour. Wages for a Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) in Atlanta range from $10.96 per hour to $20.14 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate, bonus, commission, and overtime for a Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) in Atlanta ranges from $24,080 to $49,132 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 3 out of 5 stars. In Atlanta, women make up the majority of the workforce (70 percent). Many report receiving medical, dental, and vision benefits from their employer.

$34,392 - $49,579
$41K
MEDIAN: $40,976
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$10.96 - $20.14
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.50
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$0$49K
Salary $40,976
Bonus $1,350
Commission $700
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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$24,080 - $49,132
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $10.96 - $20.14
Overtime $21.00
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $1,350
Commission $700
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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$24,080 - $49,132
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Job Description for Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance)

Dispatchers (not police, fire, or ambulance) are responsible for answering all incoming telephone calls, taking down information received from callers, and relaying that information to the drivers in a clear and timely fashion. Dispatchers handle data entry and bookkeeping; for this reason, they must be computer literate and have excellent typing skills. This position is fast paced and requires a great deal of concentration and patience. Dispatchers are required to have excellent communication skills, since they will be dealing directly with our callers; it is important to be well spoken and polite at all times.

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Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) Tasks

  • Dispatch drivers for shipment pick-ups and deliveries.
  • Update shipment tracking system and maintain timely data integrity.
  • Prioritize time sensitive cargo.
  • Notify drivers of pick-up and delivery assignments.

About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) Job Listings

Key Stats for Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance)

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Data Entry
▼2%

Typing
▼2%

Customer Service
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 25%