Average Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher Hourly Pay

Average Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher Hourly Pay

$16.40
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$11.51
MEDIAN
$16.40
90%
$24.21

The average hourly pay for a Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher is $16.40

Hourly Rate
$12 - $24
Bonus
$100 - $5k
Total Pay
$25k - $55k
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What Do Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatchers Do?

Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher Tasks
  • Obtain incoming information and dispatch Police Officers, Emergency Medical and Fire personnel.
  • Maintain exact times and information on radio shift log.
  • Operate emergency communication and computer equipment such as radio, telephone, local alarm systems and paging systems.
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Job Satisfaction for Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher

3.8 out of 5
(185)
Highly Satisfied
14Reviews
Based on 185 responses, the job of Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.75 out of 5. On average, Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatchers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
63.0%
Male
36.0%
Prefer to self-define
1.0%
This data is based on 403 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

83%

Dental

74%

Vision

66%

None

15%