Salary

Communications Specialist I


  • Hourly - $16.16
  • Annually -$33,612
Applicants may be hired as a Communications Specialist II level, if the applicant has a minimum of 2 years of emergency services dispatching experience in a public safety, communications related field.

Communications Specialist II


  • Hourly - $17.79
  • Annually -$37,003

Promotions


After 2 years of service, Communications Specialists I are eligible for promotion to Communications Specialists II and receive an accompanying salary increase. With additional years of service, promotions may become available for Communications Specialist Supervisor.

Retirement


Communications Specialists are members of the Kansas Public Employees' Retirement System. Members with no prior KPRS service may retire with full benefits at age 60 with 30 years of service or age 65 with 5 years of service.