How much does an Emergency Dispatch Operator make in the United States? The average Emergency Dispatch Operator salary in the United States is $41,610 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $35,300 and $45,300. 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. 

25% $35,300 10% $29,555 90% $48,660 75% $45,300 $41,610 50%(Median)
Change Search Criteria
Check out Emergency Dispatch Operator jobs in Virginia

Supervisor-Global Security Operations Center

Allied Universal - Arlington, VA

Communications Officer

Forest Ambulance Service, Inc. - Baskerville, VA

Heavy Equipment Operator

Accent Controls, Inc - Bowling Green, VA

Job Description

The Emergency Dispatch Operator transmits and receives coded and conventional messages, differentiates between routine, priority, and emergency messages, and initiates or follows through on responses as required. Responsible for responding to calls for emergency and non-emergency assistance and in dispatching law enforcement, fire fighting, or rescue units. Being an Emergency Dispatch Operator requires a high school diploma. May enter unit response and data into database. In addition, Emergency Dispatch Operator typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being an Emergency Dispatch Operator gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Working as an Emergency Dispatch Operator typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

Employers: Job Description Management Tool

Job Openings for Emergency Dispatch Operator
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report

Step 1 of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for an Emergency Dispatch Operator, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
35300
45300
41610

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
35320
45380
41610
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Emergency Dispatch Operator in the United States. The base salary for Emergency Dispatch Operator ranges from $35,300 to $45,300 with the average base salary of $41,610. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $35,320 to $45,380 with the average total cash compensation of $41,610.
Step 2 of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.

35300
45300

 

Step 3 of 3

How much should you be paid?

View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Recently searched related titles: Emergency Response Coordinator

Salary estimation for Emergency Dispatch Operator at companies like : BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY SOLUTIONS INC., FONAR CORP, QUORUM HEALTH CORP