Dispatchers (Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance)

Top 3 dispatcher Jobs

  • Dispatcher - Benrich Service Company Inc - Costa Mesa, CA

    Dispatcher We are looking for a customer-oriented service Dispatcher . The dispatcher will act as a liaison, between clients and field technicians. They will take all incoming emergency service calls ...

  • Dispatcher - Motor Vehicle (Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA) - PD Systems LLC - Tacoma, WA

    Dispatcher - Motor Vehicle Location : Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA Pay Rate: $27.98 The Dispatcher is responsible for the assignment of motor vehicles and drivers for conveyance of fright or ...

  • Luxury Transportation Dispatcher - Hermes Worldwide Inc - Commerce City, CO

    Because we are known for our excellent customer service, Hermes Worldwide is looking for an experienced dispatcher who can: * Juggle a busy transportation dispatch board * Assign work fairly to all ...

See all dispatcher jobs

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

Get the education you need: Find schools near you!

*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

Explore more careers: View all Careers or Browse Careers by Category