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Public Safety Telecommunicators (43-5031) in Hartford Labor Market Area
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Hartford LMA (1Q 2023)
All Industry
Estimated employment480
Mean wage$29.11
Entry wage$22.15
10th percentile wage$21.22
50th percentile wage$30.45
90th percentile wage$36.54
 Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Public Administration37077.2%
Ambulatory Health Care Services204.4%
Educational Services204.3%
 Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Public Administration370$31.35
Educational Services20$30.74
Ambulatory Health Care Services20$24.37
Public Safety Telecommunicators (43-5031)
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.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational GroupDifference
Current  $30.45 $23.42 $7.03
YearThis OccupationCompared to All OccupationsDifference
Current  $30.45 $26.35 $4.10
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2023
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
Bridgeport-Stamford $31.60  310  
Hartford $30.45  480  
Norwich-New London $29.81  110  
New Haven $29.57  250  
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Hartford $30.45  480  
Bridgeport-Stamford $31.60  310  
New Haven $29.57  250  
Norwich-New London $29.81  110  
Wages in other areas
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