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Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

Operate radio, telephone, or computer equipment at emergency response centers.

Salary Breakdown

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

Average

$33,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$22,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$32,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$43,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

2,260

Projected job openings through 2024


Sample Career Roadmap

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

Degree Recommendations


Top Expected Tasks

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

Telecommunications

KNOWLEDGE

Clerical

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Speech Recognition

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Selective Attention


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