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Dispatchers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $23.95
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Dispatchers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$17.81 $22.05 $27.70
Minnesota
$19.13 $23.95 $30.33
Central Minnesota
$19.05 $23.67 $29.71
Northeast Minnesota
$18.59 $23.42 $29.51
Northwest Minnesota
$18.38 $23.35 $28.66
Southeast Minnesota
$18.37 $23.35 $27.56
Southwest Minnesota
$18.37 $23.35 $26.96
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$19.88 $24.22 $30.43

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 3,230 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Dispatchers most often work?

 

Current Demand

No data available.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 3,999 new Dispatchers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Dispatchers
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 192,100 200,400 8,300 4.3%
Minnesota 4,237 4,329 92 2.2%
Central Minnesota 523 530 7 1.3%
Northeast Minnesota 176 171 -5 -2.8%
Northwest Minnesota 352 353 1 0.3%
Southeast Minnesota 353 359 6 1.7%
Southwest Minnesota 190 195 5 2.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,621 2,708 87 3.3%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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