Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatcher Salary Information in Idaho

The average annual and hourly salaries for police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers in the state of Idaho are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers among Idaho cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers in Idaho

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,790
25th Percentile Wage
$32,390
50th Percentile Wage
$36,350
75th Percentile Wage
$41,950
90th Percentile Wage
$50,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,790.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,350
1.40% 9.16%
2016
$35,840
1.45% -
2015
$35,320
0.82% -
2014
$35,030
3.74% -
2013
$33,720
2.08% -
2012
$33,020
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers in Idaho Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers in some Idaho cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers in state of Idaho ranges from $33,960 to $39,670. The highest paying area for police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers in Idaho is Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,670. The second highest paying city/area in Idaho State is Coeur dAlene (mean annual salary $38,780). The lowest paying area is North Idaho nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $33,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$39,670
Coeur dAlene
$38,780
Pocatello
$38,000
Boise City-Nampa
$36,740
East Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$35,410
Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$35,100
Idaho Falls
$34,680
North Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$33,960




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