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Salaries for 911 Operators in Colorado

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment finds that the average 911 operator salary in Colorado is $44,726. The department also reports variance among salaries according to experience level and geographic location:


Salary by Experience Level
Mean Salary by Location
Entry Level: $35154
Boulder-Longmont: $50414
Median: $44725
Fort Collins-Loveland: $47845
Experienced: $49512
Denver-Aurora: $46564
Colorado Springs: $46077

Below, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment shows the difference in income among 911 operators by experience and location:

Boulder-Longmont

  • Entry Level: $41,823
  • Mean: $50,414
  • Experienced: $54,709

Fort Collins-Loveland

  • Entry Level: $41,393
  • Mean: $47,845
  • Experienced: $51,072

Denver-Aurora

  • Entry Level: $38,405
  • Mean: $46,564
  • Experienced: $50,643

Colorado Springs

  • Entry Level: $36,944
  • Mean: $46,077
  • Experienced: $50,644

Given that the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports a median salary of $33,670 among 911 dispatchers, emergency dispatchers in Colorado are certainly earning much more than their counterparts nationally.

Additional salaries throughout the state are shown here, as provided by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Boulder CO
90
50410
Colorado Springs CO
130
46080
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield CO
1070
46560
Fort Collins-Loveland CO
80
47850
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
90
29470
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
110
39570
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
90
43350
Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area
40
31190

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