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How much does an Ambulance Dispatcher make in the United States?

Average Ambulance Dispatcher Hourly Wage in the United States

Ambulance Dispatchers earn a median hourly wage of $18.27. Hourly wages typically start from $11.67 and go up to $28.73.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Ambulance Dispatcher Yearly Salary in the United States

Ambulance Dispatchers earn a median salary of $38,010 per year. Salaries typically start from $24,270 and go up to $59,770.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

84%
Full-Time
16%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.0
SCORE
167
RATINGS
Ambulance Dispatchers average a score of 3.0 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Ambulance Dispatchers in the 49th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Ambulance Dispatcher Earnings by Seniority

Top End Ambulance Dispatcher Earnings

The highest earning Ambulance Dispatchers in the United States earn:

$28.73
an hour
$59,770
per year
Senior Ambulance Dispatcher Earnings

Senior Ambulance Dispatchers in the United States earn:

$23.28
an hour
$48,420
per year
Experienced Ambulance Dispatcher Earnings

Experienced Ambulance Dispatchers in the United States earn:

$18.27
an hour
$38,010
per year
Junior Ambulance Dispatcher Earnings

Junior Ambulance Dispatchers in the United States earn:

$14.39
an hour
$29,940
per year
Starting Ambulance Dispatcher Earnings

Starting Ambulance Dispatchers in the United States earn:

$11.67
an hour
$24,270
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Ambulance Dispatcher salary comparison

Ambulance Dispatchers earn less than 59% percent of Services careers. Ambulance Dispatcher salaries are in the bottom 57% of all careers in the United States.

Air Traffic Controller Salary $122k
Urban Planner Salary $68k
Fire Inspector Salary $56k
Funeral Director Salary $48k
Family Social Worker Salary $42k
Meter Reader Salary $38k
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary $38k
Garbage Collector Salary $33k
Switchboard Operator Salary $27k
Taxi Driver Salary $23k
Hostess Salary $19k
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Historical salary for Ambulance Dispatchers in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Ambulance Dispatcher salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in District of Columbia $31.67 $65,870 # 1
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Nevada $27.96 $58,150 # 2
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in California $27.48 $57,160 # 3
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Washington $25.95 $53,980 # 4
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Oregon $25.79 $53,640 # 5
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Alaska $25.46 $52,950 # 6
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Connecticut $24.22 $50,370 # 7
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Minnesota $23.39 $48,660 # 8
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Illinois $22.52 $46,840 # 9
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Colorado $22.94 $47,710 # 10
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Hawaii $21.82 $45,380 # 11
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in New York $21.31 $44,330 # 12
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Massachusetts $21.26 $44,210 # 13
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in New Jersey $20.97 $43,610 # 14
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Arizona $20.76 $43,180 # 15
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Maryland $20.22 $42,060 # 16
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Rhode Island $20.36 $42,350 # 17
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Delaware $19.83 $41,250 # 18
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Wisconsin $20.68 $43,010 # 19
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in New Hampshire $19.90 $41,400 # 20
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Ohio $19.91 $41,420 # 21
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Vermont $18.99 $39,510 # 22
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Michigan $19.43 $40,410 # 23
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Iowa $18.65 $38,790 # 24
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Wyoming $18.29 $38,050 # 25
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Florida $17.68 $36,760 # 26
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Maine $18.37 $38,210 # 27
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Virginia $17.46 $36,310 # 28
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in North Dakota $17.23 $35,830 # 29
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Pennsylvania $17.64 $36,690 # 30
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Utah $16.90 $35,150 # 31
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Idaho $16.98 $35,320 # 32
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Texas $16.69 $34,710 # 33
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Montana $16.39 $34,100 # 34
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in New Mexico $15.95 $33,170 # 35
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Missouri $15.71 $32,680 # 36
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Tennessee $15.47 $32,190 # 37
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Nebraska $15.62 $32,490 # 38
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Indiana $16.26 $33,820 # 39
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in North Carolina $15.77 $32,790 # 40
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Alabama $15.07 $31,350 # 41
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in South Dakota $15.01 $31,230 # 42
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Kentucky $14.89 $30,970 # 43
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Kansas $14.49 $30,130 # 44
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in South Carolina $14.46 $30,070 # 45
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Louisiana $13.94 $28,990 # 46
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Oklahoma $13.50 $28,070 # 47
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Georgia $14.09 $29,310 # 48
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in West Virginia $12.13 $25,230 # 49
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Arkansas $12.84 $26,700 # 50
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary in Mississippi $11.69 $24,310 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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