It has been reported by Workforce West Virginia, Economic and Labor Market Information, that the average of salaries for 911 operators in West Virginia is $25,355. The range of salaries, however, is wide with those at entry level averaging $18,952 and those with experience averaging $28,557.
The Parkersburg, Marietta, and Vienna metropolitan area is one of the higher paying locations throughout the state. The average 911 dispatcher salary in that area is $32,380, which is about 21.6% more than the statewide average. Those in the top ten percent in that area have been reported to average nearly 27% more at $44,330.
The chart below shows the salaries of 911 dispatchers across West Virginia and has been provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics: