How much does a Public Safety Dispatcher make?

Updated Dec 18, 2021

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$48,143 /yr
Average Base Pay

186 salaries

$32K

Low

$48K

Average

$72K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Public Safety Dispatcher make? The national average salary for a Public Safety Dispatcher is $48,143 in United States. Filter by location to see Public Safety Dispatcher salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 186 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Public Safety Dispatcher employees.

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California Highway Patrol
3.7

California Highway Patrol

Public Safety Dispatcher - Monthly

$4,838

 /mo
Range: $4K - $6K
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$4K

$6K

$3,753 - $6,440 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Public Safety Dispatcher - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $21 - $30

$21

$30

$21 - $30 Range

Universal Protection Service
2.8

Universal Protection Service

Public Safety Dispatcher - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $13 - $15

$13

$15

$13 - $15 Range

NYU (New York University)
4.3

NYU (New York University)

Public Safety Dispatcher

$54,834

 /yr
Range: $54K - $56K

$54K

$56K

$53,714 - $56,148 Range

National Park Service
3.8

National Park Service

Public Safety Dispatcher - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $22 - $26

$22

$26

$22 - $26 Range

City of Colorado Springs
3.6

City of Colorado Springs

Public Safety Dispatcher

$60,360

 /yr
Range: $51K - $61K

$51K

$61K

$50,997 - $60,709 Range

Tucson
3.3

Tucson

Public Safety Dispatcher

$39,394

 /yr
Range: $36K - $46K

$36K

$46K

$35,878 - $46,356 Range

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St. Louis County Police Department
3.4

St. Louis County Police Department

Public Safety Dispatcher - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $19 - $23

$19

$23

$19 - $23 Range

City of Kodiak, AK

City of Kodiak, AK

Public Safety Dispatcher - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $22 - $24

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

University of San Diego
4.4

University of San Diego

Public Safety Dispatcher - Hourly
About 

$29 -$32

 hourly

$29

$32

$29 - $32 Range

City of Norfolk (Virginia)
3.5

City of Norfolk (Virginia)

Public Safety Dispatcher - Hourly
About 

$17 -$21

 hourly

$17

$21

$17 - $21 Range

City of Long Beach
3.9

City of Long Beach

Public Safety Dispatcher - Hourly
About 

$23 -$26

 hourly

$23

$26

$23 - $26 Range

Regional Transportation District
3.4

Regional Transportation District

Public Safety Dispatcher
About 

$56K -$62K

$56K

$62K

$55,577 - $61,810 Range

City Of Abilene, Texas
3.8

City Of Abilene, Texas

Public Safety Dispatcher - Hourly
About 

$15 -$21

 hourly

$15

$21

$15 - $21 Range

Spotlight 29 Casino
2.4

Spotlight 29 Casino

Public Safety Dispatcher - Hourly
About 

$13 -$17

 hourly

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

City of Portsmouth, NH
3.2

City of Portsmouth, NH

Public Safety Dispatcher - Hourly
About 

$20 -$26

 hourly

$20

$26

$20 - $26 Range

County of Morris (New Jersey)

Public Safety Dispatcher
About 

$47K -$59K

$47K

$59K

$46,751 - $59,481 Range

City of Lubbock, TX Police Department
3.1

City of Lubbock, TX Police Department

Public Safety Dispatcher - Hourly
About 

$15 -$20

 hourly

$15

$20

$15 - $20 Range

Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 Center
3.5

Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 Center

Public Safety Dispatcher - Hourly
About 

$19 -$21

 hourly

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

4

Sutter County Sheriff

Public Safety Dispatcher - Monthly
About 

$5K -$6K

$5K

$6K

$5,011 - $5,921 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Public Safety Dispatcher salaries

The national average salary for a Public Safety Dispatcher is $48,143 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Public Safety Dispatcher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 186 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Public Safety Dispatcher employees.

The highest salary for a Public Safety Dispatcher in United States is $71,535 per year.

The lowest salary for a Public Safety Dispatcher in United States is $32,400 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$62,000
per year
A Public Information Officer in the Twin Falls, ID Area area reported making $62,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Twin Falls, ID Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$56,000
per year
A Public Safety Officer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $56,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$17
hourly
A Public Safety Officer in the Burlington, VT Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Burlington, VT Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
College / University
$15
hourly
A Public Safety Officer in the Sebastian, FL Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sebastian, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$102,624
per year
A Radiation Safety Officer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $102,624 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$90,000
per year
A Public Safety in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$17
hourly
A Public Safety in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$13
hourly
A Public Safety Officer in the Charleston, SC Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
Charleston, SC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
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