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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

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



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.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 20016$26.82/hr$17.45/hr$21.91/hr$24.73/hr$31.69/hr$38.43/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining30$42.08/hr
Construction90$30.04/hr
Manufacturing160$38.16/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities2,170$27.01/hr
InformationN/AN/A
Financial Activities30$28.98/hr
Professional and Business Services320$19.27/hr
Education and Health Services120$23.67/hr
Leisure and Hospitality60$24.51/hr
Other Services80$24.12/hr
Public Administration150$29.82/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 50$24.73/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 70$28.43/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 80$23.84/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 110$23.96/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 140$26.64/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 140$24.63/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 150$24.72/hr-2.8%
St Cloud MN MSA 150$26.40/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 170$25.08/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 170$24.73/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 200$24.73/hr0.3%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 210$29.92/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 220$25.68/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 250$24.72/hr2.6%
Southeast Minnesota 260$24.81/hr1.7%
Central Minnesota 410$27.06/hr1.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,720$27.05/hr3.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,950$27.06/hrN/A
Minnesota 3,210$26.64/hr2.2%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Cargo and Freight Agents 2,530$23.76/hr6.5%
Order Clerks 740$22.11/hr-20.9%
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 4,930$37.38/hr-5.7%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 3,730$54.94/hr4.0%
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 320$42.07/hr-9.4%
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 4,710$17.23/hr14.1%
Logisticians 3,610$39.93/hr29.0%
Administrative Services Managers 5,060$63.23/hrN/A


  • Monitor personnel or equipment locations and utilization to coordinate service and schedules.
  • Oversee all communications within specifically assigned territories.
  • Record and maintain files or records of customer requests, work or services performed, charges, expenses, inventory, or other dispatch information.
  • Relay work orders, messages, or information to or from work crews, supervisors, or field inspectors, using telephones or two-way radios.
  • Schedule or dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles to appropriate locations, according to customer requests, specifications, or needs, using radios or telephones.
  • Determine types or amounts of equipment, vehicles, materials, or personnel required, according to work orders or specifications.
  • Confer with customers or supervising personnel to address questions, problems, or requests for service or equipment.
  • Prepare daily work and run schedules.
  • Prepare daily work and run schedules.
  • Confer with customers or supervising personnel to address questions, problems, or requests for service or equipment.