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Transportation, Logistics & Distribution

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

Schedule and dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles for conveyance of materials, freight, or passengers, or for normal installation, service, or emergency repairs rendered outside the place of business.

Salary Breakdown

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

Average

$38,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$20,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$39,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$59,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

4,860

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

Job Titles

Entry Level

JOB TITLE

Police, Fire, or Ambulance Call Taker

Mid Level

JOB TITLE

Police, Fire, or Ambulance Dispatcher

Expert Level

JOB TITLE

Police, Fire, or Ambulance Call Center Supervisor


Top Expected Tasks

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

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

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Transportation

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Coordination

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Monitoring

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Speech Recognition

ABILITY

Speech Clarity

ABILITY

Near Vision


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