Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers (43-5031)
Occupation description: 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.
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Employment and Job Openings  (click here for the 10-year forecast)
|Employment||Average annual openings|
|2018 estimate||2028 projection||Percent change||Labor force exits||Occupation transfers||Total|
- Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities. Read more.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Balance of State||24.39||16.22||20.13||23.74||28.96||34.28|