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Police Radio Dispatcher Salary

How much does a Police Radio Dispatcher make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Police Radio Dispatcher

$31,736 (USD)/yr

$15 (USD)/hr

$397 (USD)/yr

$31,415 (USD)/yr

$15 (USD)/hr

$397 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Receives complaints from public concerning crimes and police emergencies, broadcasts orders to police radio patrol units in vicinity to investigate complaint, and relays instructions or questions from remote units. Records calls broadcast and complaints received. In some municipalities coordinates all police, fire, ambulance, and other emergency requests, relaying instructions to radio unit concerned. May make operating adjustments to transmitting equipment where station is not automatic and be required to hold federal license. May transmit and receive messages between divisions of own agency and other law enforcement agencies. May monitor silent alarm system to detect illegal entry into business establishments. May contact police officers and guards, school-crossing to verify assignment locations.
The average police radio dispatcher salary in United States is $31,736 or an equivalent hourly rate of $15. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $397. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$24,473 (USD)

$37,646 (USD)

Education
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Salary Potential

$36,791 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Police Radio Dispatcher will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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