How much does an Emergency Dispatch Operator make in the United States? The average Emergency Dispatch Operator salary in the United States is $40,880 as of July 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $35,930 and $46,090. 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. 

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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 2022 Salary.com)

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