How much does an Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher make in the United States? The average Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher salary in the United States is $41,690 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $35,290 and $45,290. 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 Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher 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 a Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher requires a high school diploma. May enter unit response and data into database. In addition, Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being a Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Working as a Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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