Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatcher Salary Information in Oregon

The average annual and hourly salaries for police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers in the state of Oregon are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers among Oregon areas 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 Oregon

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,180
25th Percentile Wage
$44,940
50th Percentile Wage
$54,170
75th Percentile Wage
$63,680
90th Percentile Wage
$74,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,180.

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
$54,170
-0.66% 8.44%
2016
$54,530
1.63% -
2015
$53,640
0.62% -
2014
$53,310
2.72% -
2013
$51,860
4.36% -
2012
$49,600
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers in Oregon Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers in state of Oregon ranges from $44,560 to $56,570. The highest paying area for police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers in Oregon is Medford with a median annual salary of $56,570. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Eugene-Springfield (mean annual salary $56,480). The lowest paying area is Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Medford
$56,570
Eugene-Springfield
$56,480
Salem
$54,180
Bend
$50,790
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$45,600
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$44,850
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$44,690
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$44,560




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