Security Dispatcher Salary

Pay for Security Dispatchers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $13.15 per hour. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just over two-fifths lack any form of coverage — but a little over a half have medical insurance, and approximately half have dental, too. Though the majority of Security Dispatchers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$22,560 - $50,000
$30K
MEDIAN: $30,000
50%

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$10.73 - $19.08
$11
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.45
10%
50%
90%

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$0$50K
Salary $30,000
Bonus $600
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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$22,391 - $42,433
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $10.73 - $19.08
Hourly Tips $0.58
Overtime $11.63 - $26.10
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $600
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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$22,391 - $42,433
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 105

Job Description for Security Dispatcher

Security dispatchers are responsible for administration and management to ensure that security guards can patrol a facility or private residence. Dispatchers typically use radio equipment to communicate with security personnel in the field, and they may also call law enforcement for assistance in intense situations which require police or medical attention.

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Security Dispatcher Tasks

  • Coordinate and dispatch staff in response to ongoing and critical needs.
  • Log and track incidents and suspicious alerts, looking for trends.
  • Communicate with managers about staff and equipment needs.
  • Monitor surveillance equipment, identifying safety hazards and problems and sending staff.
  • Answer and prioritize security calls, ensuring clear communication about timing.

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Pay by Experience Level for Security Dispatcher

Pay by Experience for a Security Dispatcher has a positive trend. An entry-level Security Dispatcher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 74 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security Dispatcher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Security Dispatcher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 25 salaries. A Security Dispatcher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Security Dispatcher

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Security Dispatcher Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

Late-Career
▲13%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Security Dispatcher Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Security Policies and Procedures
▼4%

Customer Service
▼8%

Typing
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 42%