Dispatchers (Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance)

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  • Customer Service Rep - Dispatcher - CABS Heating & Air Conditioning - West Sacramento, CA

    As a Customer Service Rep - Dispatcher , you will play a pivotal role in coordinating the daily operations of our office, enhancing overall efficiency. Acting as the key liaison between management ...

  • Field Service Dispatcher - Pape Material Handling Inc - Spokane, WA

    PAPE' MATERIAL HANDLING, INC. - SPOKANE, WA FIELD SERVICE DISPATCHER : Are you a detailed-oriented person who thrives in a busy environment? Do you enjoy working with a wide variety of teammates and ...

  • BCR Crane Dispatcher - Bengal Transportation Services LLC - Geismar, LA

    POSITION SUMMARY The Dispatcher works closely with Operations as well as Permit and Engineering Departments and reports to the Project Manager. The Dispatcher 's primary purpose is to manage the daily ...

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What Dispatchers Do

Schedule and dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles for conveyance of materials, freight, or passengers, or for normal installation, service, or emergency repairs rendered outside the place of business. Duties may include using radio, telephone, or computer to transmit assignments and compiling statistics and reports on work progress.

Dispatcher Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 192,100
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $44,050

Job Outlook for Dispatchers

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 8,300
  • Growth rate: 4 percent (Slower than average)

How to Become a Dispatcher

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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