In 1990, average starting salaries for dispatchers ranged from a low of around $ 1 1 , 000 for taxi- cab dispatchers to about $14, 000 for bus and emergency vehicle road dispatchers to approximately $19, 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. ... Many police, ambulance, taxicab, and tow truck dispatchers work as part of a two-person team.
|Title||:||U. S. Occupational Outlook Handbook|
|Author||:||Us Dept Labor|
|Publisher||:||Claitor's Law Books and Publishing Division - 1992-05|