According to CareerOneStop, a web portal supported by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, salaries for 911 operators in Wisconsin far exceed salaries among national counterparts. In fact, the median salary in Wisconsin among 911 dispatchers is $42,900 compared to just $36,300 nationally, which is a difference of 15.3%.
Wisconsin’s Workforce and Labor Market Information System, also known as WORKnet, analyzes 911 dispatcher salaries by breaking them down by county, as seen here:
Based on this data, it appears that Green Bay is overall the most lucrative area in Wisconsin for 911 operators.
The City of Milwaukee reports the following pay rates among their 911 dispatchers:
Police telecommunicators employed on a seasonal basis receive wages between $12.24 and $15.18 per hour, depending on experience and scheduling.
This chart provides data reported by the U.S. Department of Labor regarding the salaries of 911 dispatchers in Wisconsin: