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911 Dispatcher

  • City of Cedar Rapids
  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • 4 days ago

The Public Safety Telecommunicator I is distinguished from Public Safety Telecommunicator II by the successful completion of the prescribed training and evaluation period needed to progress to Public...

Demographic Data for Iowa

Moving to Iowa? Find some basic demographic data about Iowa below.


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Dispatcher Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Freight Dispatcher Training
According to the statistics of the American Truck Drivers Association, about 9 million people are involved in the field of CARGO transportation, of which 3.5 million are drivers, who annually...

Truck Dispatch Training for Beginners
DescriptionThis course is a beginner friendly truck dispatching course on Udemy!It teaches you all you need to know at the beginning phases of starting out either as an independent truck...

Freight Dispatcher Training [Part 3]
Advanced dispatching [Part 3] of our training program. Part 1 and Part 2 are available as separate courses and are suggested for full successful training.In Part 3 the student will learn...

Salary for Dispatcher Jobs in Iowa

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireLawEnforcement research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dispatcher positions.

Highest Education Level

Dispatchers in Iowa offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.5%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (7.3%)
  • Some College (4.1%)
  • Some High School (1.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.9%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dispatchers in Iowa
  • None (71.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.5%)
  • 2-4 years (7.1%)
  • 1-2 years (6.7%)
  • 4-6 years (0.4%)

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