Salaries for 911 Operators in Nevada

According to the Nevada Workforce Informer, a portal of the Nevada Department of Employment, Research & Analysis Bureau, the average salary among 911 operators in Nevada is $52,980. This is significant in the fact that the average in Nevada is an astounding 28% more than the national average of $38,010. Even better, it has been reported that those in the top ten percent average $73,112 annually.

The Nevada Workforce Informer reports Las Vegas as the most lucrative area in the state for 911 operators with a reported average of $55,360, which is about 4% above the statewide average. The City of Las Vegas offers the following pay scale to 911 operators:

Communications Specialist

  • Minimum: $45,063.98
  • Maximum: $73,628.88

Senior Communications Specialist

  • Minimum: $51,684.62
  • Maximum: $84,677.32

Chief Communications Specialist

  • Minimum: $58,306.30
  • Maximum: $95,729.40

In Henderson, the salary schedule among 911 dispatchers looks like this:

Communications Operator I

  • Minimum: $59,694.96
  • Maximum: $68,349.84

Communications Operator II

  • Minimum: $68,666
  • Maximum: $78,625.04

Communications Services Officer (Trainer)

  • Minimum: $67,875.60
  • Maximum: $100,301.76

Further salaries for 911 operators in Nevada, as provided by the U.S. Department of Labor, are shown in the table here:

Area name
Annual mean wage
Las Vegas-Paradise NV
Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area
Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

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