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Salaries for 911 Operators in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training reports salaries for 911 operators in Rhode Island between $34,736 and $45,884, depending on experience and skill level. Overall, the median salary statewide is $40,684.

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The salary figures shown here are representative of how location often affects salaries among 911 operators in Rhode Island:

Providence/Fall River/Warwick

  • Entry Level: $34,944
  • Median: $40,809
  • Experienced: $46,030

Norwich/New London

  • Entry Level: $34,964
  • Median: $43,867
  • Experienced: $52,582

According to the City of Cranston, 911 dispatchers are employed by the Cranston Department of Police and titled as civilian radio dispatchers. They receive a starting salary of $35,427.41 with a maximum up to $43,934.87.

Additional salary information provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is shown in the table below:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Norwich-New London CT-RI
80
43410
Providence-Fall River-Warwick RI-MA
400
41230