911 Dispatcher Salary in the United States

How much does a 911 Dispatcher make in the United States? The average 911 Dispatcher salary in the United States is $39,800 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $33,700 and $43,300. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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The 911 Dispatcher transmits and receives coded and conventional messages, differentiates between routine, priority, and emergency messages, and initiates or follows through on responses as required. Is responsible for responding to calls for emergency and non-emergency assistance and in dispatching law enforcement, fire fighting, or rescue units. Being a 911 Dispatcher requires a high school diploma. May enter unit response and data into database. In addition, 911 Dispatcher typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being a 911 Dispatcher gaining or have attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Working as a 911 Dispatcher typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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