Demographic information on Dispatchers in the US. The average age of male Dispatchers in the workforce is 41.7 and of female Dispatchers is 40.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Dispatchers is White.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Dispatchers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Dispatchers need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking, Active Listening, and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Dispatchers need more than the average amount of Service Orientation, Negotiation, and Time Management.
Projections on wages and job growth for Dispatchers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Dispatchers are expected to see a growth of 2.7% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.