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Dispatcher salary in United States

How much does a Dispatcher make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $18.08
Low $13.58
High $24.07
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a dispatcher is $18.08 per hour in the United States. 16.9k salaries reported, updated at November 23, 2022

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Top companies for Dispatchers in United States

  1. CSX
    1,560 reviews5 salaries reported
    $24.96per hour
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Highest paying cities for Dispatchers near United States

  1. Portland, OR
    $20.25 per hour
    72 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $18.86 per hour
    87 salaries reported
  3. Fort Worth, TX
    $18.81 per hour
    64 salaries reported
  1. Phoenix, AZ
    $18.72 per hour
    182 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $18.29 per hour
    63 salaries reported
  3. Indianapolis, IN
    $17.87 per hour
    75 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $17.86 per hour
    104 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $17.24 per hour
    297 salaries reported
  3. Orlando, FL
    $15.93 per hour
    102 salaries reported
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Where can a Dispatcher earn more?

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Most common benefits for Dispatchers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 11,542 ratings

44% of Dispatchers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Dispatch Operator

12,221 job openings

Average $888 per week

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Common questions about salaries for a Dispatcher

As a dispatcher how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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