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Public Safety Telecommunicators
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or $20.81 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of
41% (Start worrying)
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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness (72)
Assisting and Caring for Others (64)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (10)
not very important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Public Safety Telecommunicators' job openings is expected to rise 8.2% by 2030
'Public Safety Telecommunicators' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.
What are the median wages for 'Public Safety Telecommunicators' in the United States?
In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Public Safety Telecommunicators' was $43,290, or $20.81 hourly
'Public Safety Telecommunicators' are paid 3.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed in this occupation?
As of 2020 there were 93,290 people employed as Public Safety Telecommunicators.
This represents around 0.07% of the employed workforce across the United States.
Operate telephone, radio, or other communication systems to receive and communicate requests for emergency assistance at 9-1-1 public safety answering points and emergency operations centers. Take information from the public and other sources regarding crimes, threats, disturbances, acts of terrorism, fires, medical emergencies, and other public safety matters. May coordinate and provide information to law enforcement and emergency response personnel. May access sensitive databases and other information sources as needed. May provide additional instructions to callers based on knowledge of and certification in law enforcement, fire, or emergency medical procedures.
SOC Code: 43-5031.00
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