In 1988, average starting salaries for dispatchers ranged from a low of around $7, 000 for taxicab dispatchers to about $11, 000 for bus and emergency vehicle road dispatchers to approximately $17, 000 for police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers. ... When handling a call, dispatchers carefully question the caller to determine the type, seriousness, and location of the emergency. They then ... Many police, ambulance, taxicab, and tow truck dispatchers work as part of a two- person team.
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