What is the salary range for emergency dispatcher jobs?

The average starting salary range for emergency dispatcher jobs is between $29,000 USD to $32,000 USD annually in the US and some other countries in 2010. Emergency dispatcher jobs are generally offered by government agencies such as military, police, fire and ambulance services; however, they are also available with private ambulance companies and health organizations. The salary and benefits are generally better than those for other state employees or health care workers. Emergency dispatchers are often given incentives based on their performance on the job and the amount of experience, skill and training they achieve. Many emergency dispatchers also end up moving into other careers in law enforcement, the military and health care to increase their earnings over time.