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Salaries for 911 Operators in West Virginia

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:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Charleston WV
120
29250
Huntington-Ashland WV-KY-OH
140
26440
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna WV-OH
60
32380
Steubenville-Weirton OH-WV
50
27110
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
1000
44430
Wheeling WV-OH
90
28280
Winchester VA-WV
Estimate Not Released
35560
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
220
21790
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
290
24330