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Public Safety Telecommunicators


Operate telephone, radio, or other communication systems to receive and communicate requests for emergency assistance at 9-1-1 public safety answering points and emergency operations centers. Take information from the public and other sources regarding crimes, threats, disturbances, acts of terrorism, fires, medical emergencies, and other public safety matters. May coordinate and provide information to law enforcement and emergency response personnel. May access sensitive databases and other information sources as needed. May provide additional instructions to callers based on knowledge of and certification in law enforcement, fire, or emergency medical procedures. 

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Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 0.9%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 168
Median Hourly Click for more information on Median Hourly Wage $30 per hour
Average Annual Click for more information on Average Wage $63,840 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed These occupations usually require a high school diploma. 
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