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Salaries for 911 Operators in New Hampshire

The Economic + Labor Market Information Bureau, a division of New Hampshire Employment Security, reports that as of June 2013 the median 911 operator salary in New Hampshire is $38,792. The average is just slightly higher at $39,187, although professionals at the experienced level are reported to average $42,972.

The Economic + Labor Market Information Bureau also provides more specific salary data by location. It is, in fact, reported that Manchester is one of the best paying areas in the state for 911 dispatchers. In Manchester, they are noted to earn a median of $47,028 and $51,230 for those considered to be in the “experienced” category. The median salary in Manchester is about 17.5% above the statewide average. Also, the median 911 dispatcher salary in the Nashua/Derry area is $41,828 and $38,521 in Concord.

The City of Manchester offers the following 911 dispatcher salary information:

Emergency Services Dispatcher (Fire or Police)

  • Step 1: $36,562.26
  • Step 2: $37,659.14
  • Step 3: $38,788.91
  • Step 4: $39,952.58
  • Step 5: $41,151.15
  • Step 13 (Maximum): $52,129.03

Emergency Communications Supervisor (Fire or Police)

  • Step 1: $44,790.34
  • Step 2: $46,134.05
  • Step 3: $47,518.07
  • Step 4: $48,943.62
  • Step 5: $50,411.93
  • Step 13 (Maximum): $63,860.30

Here are some additional salaries among 911 operators throughout New Hampshire:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury MA-NH NECTA Division
120
38230
Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford MA-NH NECTA Division
160
41660
Manchester NH
50
45520
Nashua NH-MA NECTA Division
120
40690
Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
80
36600
Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
210
37500
Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
80
35340
Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
40
37720

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