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Police Fire Ambulance Dispatchers Skills

Below are the skills needed to be police fire ambulance dispatchers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Active Listening4.254.12
Speaking4.254.12
Social Perceptiveness3.883.88
Critical Thinking3.753.88
Coordination3.623.5

Police Fire Ambulance Dispatchers Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be police fire ambulance dispatchers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Oral Expression4.254
Oral Comprehension4.124.12
Speech Recognition4.124.75
Problem Sensitivity44
Selective Attention44

Police Fire Ambulance Dispatchers Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be police fire ambulance dispatchers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Customer and Personal Service4.446.16
Public Safety and Security4.314.44
Telecommunications4.183.84
Clerical4.134.5
English Language44.03

Police Fire Ambulance Dispatchers Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being police fire ambulance dispatchers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Communicating with Persons Outside Organization4.745.21
Interacting With Computers4.744.33
Documenting/Recording Information4.735.02
Getting Information4.725.11
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.694.98

Police Fire Ambulance Dispatchers Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being police fire ambulance dispatchers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Stress Tolerance4.86
Dependability4.81
Attention to Detail4.74
Self Control4.7
Integrity4.68

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Police Fire Ambulance Dispatchers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Police Fire Ambulance Dispatchers jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington1,770 $42,550
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach1,760 $51,190
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim1,550 $63,340
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land1,350 $40,910
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell1,210 $36,030
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn1,070 $42,090
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale1,030 $48,410
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford900 $37,620
Cleveland-Elyria880 $44,220
Pittsburgh840 $40,960

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to police fire ambulance dispatchers

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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