Dispatchers are most often employed by the Justice, public order, & safety activities industry. The average yearly wage for Dispatchers was $41,154 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Dispatchers by wage are Highway maintenance workers, Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders, and Molders, shapers, & casters, except metal & plastic.
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 Hanover, Powhatan, Goochland, New Kent, King William & Charles City Counties PUMA, VA, Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK, and Commerce City & Brighton Cities PUMA, CO. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Dispatchers are Phelan, Lake Arrowhead & Big Bear City PUMA, CA, Canton & North Canton Cities PUMA, OH, and Humboldt County PUMA, CA.