Dispatchers are most often employed by the Justice, public order, & safety activities industry. The average yearly wage for Dispatchers was $40,323 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Dispatchers by wage are Paper goods machine setters, operators, & tenders, Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers, and Meter readers, utilities.
Dispatchers are part of the Office & Administrative Support Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of office & administrative support workers, Switchboard operators, including answering service, Telephone operators, Communications equipment operators, all other, Bill & account collectors, and 45 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Dispatchers are Rancho Cucamonga City PUMA, CA, Orland (West & Central), Palos & Lemont Townships PUMA, IL, and Grand Rapids City Area PUMA, MI. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Dispatchers are Carr 156-Carr 164 PUMA, PR, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX (79500US4804607), and Logan, Polk, Franklin, Sevier, Howard & Scott Counties PUMA, AR.