Salaries for 911 Operators in New York

The median 911 operator salary in New York is reported by the New York Department of Labor as $42,490 and the average slightly higher at $43,240. Those fitting the profile of experienced have been reported to average $48,850 per year. In addition, the New York Department of Labor also breaks down 911 dispatcher salaries by region.

From this data, it appears that both the Hudson Valley, which encompasses Yonkers, and the Long Island areas are the highest paying for 911 dispatchers in New York:

Salary Range
New York City
Long Island
Average
$43210
$45250
Experienced
$46310
$51410

The New York State Department of Civil Service defines the following titles and salaries among 911 dispatchers:

Salary Range
Radio Dispatcher
Hiring Salary
$34521
Step 1
$35642
Step 2
$36763
Step 3
$37884
Step 4
$39005
Step 5
$40126
Step 6
$41247
Job Rate
$42368

The table here shows emergency operator salaries throughout New York as published by the U.S Department of Labor:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Albany-Schenectady-Troy NY
310
42610
Binghamton NY
80
39150
Buffalo-Niagara Falls NY
340
39680
Nassau-Suffolk NY Metropolitan Division
1230
44640
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island NY-NJ-PA
5400
43870
New York-White Plains-Wayne NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
2490
42940
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown NY
320
43360
Rochester NY
280
43320
Syracuse NY
200
41940
Utica-Rome NY
140
35700
Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
190
35950
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
70
42560
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
130
38670
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
200
40210

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