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Dispatchers in Kansas

Considering a career as a Dispatcher in Kansas?

$37,510 Median Salary
150 Job Openings
  • Dispatchers in Kansas earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Dispatchers Work in Kansas?

In 2018, there were 1,850 Dispatchers working in the state.

There were 1,690 Dispatchers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 160 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Kansas

Jobs for Dispatchers in this state are not growing or decreasing, which is similar to nationwide of 0.0% growth.


Kansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 150 annual job openings, and a total of 1,710 jobs for Kansas Dispatchers in 2026.

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

What do Dispatchers Make in Kansas?

In 2018 wages for Dispatchers ranged from $24,030 to $63,580 with $37,510 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.55 to $30.57. The median hourly rate was $18.03.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $18.53 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.50.

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


Top Kansas Metros for Dispatchers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Kansas City, MO-KS 1,680 $42,010
Wichita, KS 350 $40,330
Topeka, KS 100 $42,700
St. Joseph, MO-KS 100 $39,100

Top States for Dispatchers Employment

View the list below to see 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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