How much does a 911 Dispatcher make?

Updated Sep 20, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$43,843 /yr
Average Base Pay

708 salaries

$30K

Low

$44K

Average

$64K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for 911 Dispatcher is $43,843 per year in United States. Filter by location to see 911 Dispatcher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 708 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by 911 Dispatcher employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Dispatcher$38,668 /yr
L3
Dispatcher Supervisor$53,905 /yr
L4
Lead Dispatcher$42,103 /yr
Career Path

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American Medical Response
3

American Medical Response

911 Dispatcher - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $15 - $23
12 salaries
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$15

$23

$15 - $23 Range

IXP Corporation
3.1

IXP Corporation

911 Dispatcher

$41,303

 /yr
Range: $37K - $46K

$37K

$46K

$36,671 - $45,526 Range

New York Police Department
3.3

New York Police Department

911 Dispatcher - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $20 - $32

$20

$32

$20 - $32 Range

City of Minneapolis
4.1

City of Minneapolis

911 Dispatcher - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $31 - $37

$31

$37

$31 - $37 Range

Metro Nashville Emergency Communication Center
2.8

Metro Nashville Emergency Communication Center

911 Dispatcher

$43,217

 /yr
Range: $31K - $50K

$31K

$50K

$31,072 - $50,072 Range

Kenosha City/County Joint Services

911 Dispatcher - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $21 - $26

$21

$26

$21 - $26 Range

LaPorte County Government
2

LaPorte County Government

911 Dispatcher

$38,400

 /yr
Range: $38K - $41K

$38K

$41K

$37,812 - $40,829 Range

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South Sound 911
3.1

South Sound 911

911 Dispatcher - Hourly

$40

 /hr
Range: $37 - $42

$37

$42

$37 - $42 Range

US Navy
3.8

US Navy

911 Dispatcher

$47,423

 /yr
Range: $44K - $59K

$44K

$59K

$44,247 - $59,020 Range

Charleston County Government
3.4

Charleston County Government

911 Dispatcher - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $22

$17

$22

$17 - $22 Range

City of Rochester
3.1

City of Rochester

911 Dispatcher

$50,281

 /yr
Range: $42K - $56K

$42K

$56K

$42,405 - $56,269 Range

Gwinnett County Police Department
2.7

Gwinnett County Police Department

911 Dispatcher

$38,430

 /yr
Range: $32K - $41K

$32K

$41K

$31,712 - $41,293 Range

4.1

Cypress Creek EMS

911 Dispatcher - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $19

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

1.3

North Texas Emergency Communications Center

911 Dispatcher - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $21 - $22

$21

$22

$21 - $22 Range

Martin-Brower
3.5

Martin-Brower

911 Dispatcher - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $14 - $32

$14

$32

$14 - $32 Range

City of Phoenix
3.9

City of Phoenix

911 Dispatcher - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $24 - $32

$24

$32

$24 - $32 Range

Acadian Ambulance Service
3.4

Acadian Ambulance Service

911 Dispatcher - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $16 - $25

$16

$25

$16 - $25 Range

Bexar County
3.3

Bexar County

911 Dispatcher

$38,492

 /yr
Range: $38K - $40K

$38K

$40K

$38,075 - $39,563 Range

Ramsey County
3.3

Ramsey County

911 Dispatcher - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $22 - $31

$22

$31

$22 - $31 Range

Baltimore County, MD
3.5

Baltimore County, MD

911 Dispatcher

$45,434

 /yr
Range: $42K - $53K

$42K

$53K

$42,457 - $52,517 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a 911 Dispatcher salaries

The national average salary for a 911 Dispatcher is $43,843 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a 911 Dispatcher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 708 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a 911 Dispatcher employees.

The highest salary for a 911 Dispatcher in United States is $64,027 per year.

The lowest salary for a 911 Dispatcher in United States is $30,022 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent 911 dispatcher salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$16
hourly
A Dispatcher in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$2,000
monthly
An Operator Dispatch in the Bakersfield, CA Area area reported making $2,000 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bakersfield, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$2,000
monthly
An Operator Dispatch in the Bakersfield, CA Area area reported making $2,000 per month
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bakersfield, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$18
hourly
A Dispatcher in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Dispatcher in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Train Dispatcher in the Omaha, NE Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Omaha, NE Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$18
hourly
A 911 Dispatcher in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
A Dispatcher in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Providence, RI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$350,000
per year
An Aircraft Dispatcher in the Boulder, CO Area area reported making $350,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boulder, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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