Emergency Dispatcher Salary in the United States

How much does an Emergency Dispatcher make in the United States? The average Emergency Dispatcher salary in the United States is $39,787 as of June 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $33,762 and $43,321. 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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Job Description

Emergency Dispatcher is responsible for responding to calls for emergency and non-emergency assistance and in dispatching law enforcement, fire fighting, or rescue units. Transmits and receives coded and conventional messages, differentiates between routine, priority, and emergency messages, and initiates or follows through on responses as required. Being an Emergency Dispatcher may enter unit response and data into database. Requires a high school diploma. Additionally, Emergency Dispatcher typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Emergency Dispatcher gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be an Emergency Dispatcher typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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