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Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance (43-5032)

Schedule and dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles for conveyance of materials, freight, or passengers, or for normal installation, service, or emergency repairs rendered outside the place of business. Duties may include using radio, telephone, or computer to transmit assignments and compiling statistics and reports on work progress.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 621 653 5.15 22 38 63
United States 206900 207200 0.0 7300 12300 19600
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 21.57 12.77 15.63 19.70 25.67 32.54
Alaska 28.84 16.34 20.93 28.64 36.32 41.49
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 26.49 14.37 18.35 25.20 33.12 41.11
Fairbanks North Star Borough 28.21 18.78 22.32 26.36 33.72 41.04
Balance of State 31.96 20.04 26.58 33.64 37.89 40.41

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.