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Dispatchers in Georgia

Considering a career as a Dispatcher in Georgia?

7.4% Jobs Projection
$36,190 Median Salary
580 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Dispatchers in Georgia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Dispatchers in Georgia is growing faster than average.

  • Dispatchers in Georgia earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Dispatchers Work in Georgia?

In Georgia, there were 5,590 people working as Dispatchers in the year 2018.

There were 5,620 Dispatchers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 2,840 Dispatchers working in it, which means Georgia has more Dispatchers than average.


Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Dispatchers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 0.0%.


Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 580 annual Dispatchers job openings in Georgia, and 6,270 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 18,000 annual jobs and 201,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Dispatchers Make in Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Dispatchers ranged from $25,390 to $60,300 with $36,190 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.21 to $28.99. The median hourly rate was $17.4.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $17 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.40.

The median salary in Georgia is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Georgia Metros for Dispatchers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Dispatchers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,970 $37,510
Macon, GA 880 $30,150
Savannah, GA 320 $37,570
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 140 $41,680
Gainesville, GA 110 $37,360
Columbus, GA-AL 80 $30,860
Albany, GA 70 $29,280
Warner Robins, GA 50 $41,450
Brunswick, GA 50 $46,770
Athens-Clarke County, GA 50 $47,970

Top States for Dispatchers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Dispatchers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 22,240 $38,450
California 21,130 $41,040
New York 13,520 $40,830
Florida 11,320 $33,460
Pennsylvania 7,340 $39,280
Ohio 7,170 $41,000
Illinois 6,750 $43,050
New Jersey 6,010 $41,150
Georgia 5,590 $36,190
Michigan 5,580 $39,800
Virginia 5,230 $39,780
Tennessee 5,090 $36,510
Indiana 4,850 $40,550
North Carolina 4,620 $38,330
Missouri 4,510 $40,540
Washington 4,360 $47,840
Minnesota 4,250 $43,720
Wisconsin 4,080 $41,920
Massachusetts 4,040 $42,700
Louisiana 3,720 $35,080

Below are the states where Dispatchers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Nebraska $55,020
North Dakota $54,070
Alaska $49,540
Washington $47,840
District of Columbia $47,130
Delaware $45,510
Minnesota $43,720
Connecticut $43,400
Rhode Island $43,260
Illinois $43,050

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