Emergency Dispatcher Salary in District of Columbia

How much does an Emergency Dispatcher make in District of Columbia? The average Emergency Dispatcher salary in District of Columbia is $44,887 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $38,088 and $48,875. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $38,088 10% $31,898 90% $52,505 75% $48,875 $44,887 50%(Median)
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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 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $44,661 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $44,661 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $44,661 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $44,661 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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