Dispatchers (Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance)

Top 3 dispatcher Jobs

  • Dispatcher Intermodal - RESOURCE STAFFING - Houston, TX

    Intermodal Dispatcher $18/hr. | South Loop West, Houston, Texas Monday - Friday Temp to Hire Resource Staffing is seeking an Intermodal Dispatcher to join the dispatch team of an emerging intermodal ...

  • Overnight Dispatcher - VETERAN / VETERAN SPOUSE PRIORITY - Workforce 1 - New York, NY

    The security dispatcher job description entails answering the phone and/or watching monitors in order to identify potential threats and disturbances. Security dispatchers analyze the severity of ...

  • CSR Dispatcher - George Plumbing - San Antonio, TX

    We are hiring for a CSR + Dispatcher Role Ask: We are looking for an Experienced Customer Service Rep (CSR) and Dispatcher .Offer: Compensation Package up to $45K per year The Role: Majority of time ...

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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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