Close

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

in Massachusetts

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.

Occupation Projection for Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
435032  Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 3,959 3,917 -42 -1.06 % 139 212 -4 347 High school diploma or equivalent 

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation    910  23 % 810  21 % -100  -10 % $40,940
Truck Transportation    340  9 % 330  8 % -10  -5 % $49,490
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    320  8 % 340  9 % 20  7 % $43,760
Construction    310  8 % 340  9 % 30  10 % $46,600
Health Care and Social Assistance    270  7 % 280  7 % 10  5 % $43,310
Administrative and Support Services    200  5 % 200  5 % 0  4 % $44,060
Support Activities for Transportation    150  4 % 150  4 % 0  4 % $39,720
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    130  3 % 130  3 % 0  0 % $49,540
Waste Management and Remediation Service    120  3 % 140  4 % 20  12 % $43,290
Educational Services    110  3 % 110  3 % 0  9 % $36,500
Educational Services    110  3 % 110  3 % 0  9 % $36,500
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers    110  3 % 110  3 % 0  5 % $43,020
Hospitals    110  3 % 110  3 % 0  2 % $43,590
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. (more...)