Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers (43-5031)
Operate radio, telephone, or computer equipment at emergency response centers. Receive reports from the public of crimes, disturbances, fires, and medical or police emergencies. Relay information to law enforcement and emergency response personnel. May maintain contact with caller until responders arrive.
Employment and Job Openings
|Employment||Average Annual Openings|
|2018 Estimate||2028 Projection||Percent Change||Labor Force Exits||Occupation Transfers||Total|
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||26.97||21.16||22.58||26.63||28.78||34.17|
|Balance of State||23.84||14.10||22.58||22.61||28.91||29.26|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.