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Is this good pay for a new Criminal Justice graduate?

I just graduated with my Associates in Criminal Justice, I went to an interview today for a dispatcher job, the pay is $17.75 a hour. The interview went great the lady wants me to come back Friday for an additional interview. My boyfriend think I can find something better w/ more money, we live in Indiana I don't think so... Do do think this is reasonable pay for a new graduate?

Asked By: - 6/15/2011
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For an dispatcher in Indiana, that sounds about right: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes435031.htm lists National ($17.74/hr) as well as top-paying states like California (26/hr) and Illinois (22/hr). OT rates, job conditions, benefits, cost-of-living in your area, and promotional opportunities should also be... More
Answered By: James Baker - 6/15/2011
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A local firm is offering new Assoc. degree grads jobs as security guards ,. starting at $ 9.15 an hour. And they have no shortage of applicants. You are right. He needs to get an idea of what the real world is like.
Answered By: TedEx - 6/15/2011
 
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