Aircraft Dispatcher Salary (United States)

An Aircraft Dispatcher earns an average salary of $53,779 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Aircraft Dispatcher Total Pay (?
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$30,557 - $92,665
(Median)
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77K
93K
MEDIAN: $53,779
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Aircraft Dispatcher Total Pay (?
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$10.00 - $25.57
(Median)
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26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$30,557 - $92,665  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,933 - $89,757  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $25.57  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $77.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,933 - $89,757  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Job Description for Aircraft Dispatcher
  • Coordinate, schedule, and communicate with flight crew to ensure safety and inform of delays.
  • Ensure safe and legal procedures are followed from pre-flight to landing.
  • Coordinate daily logistics and flight logs, including tracking passengers, weight, and cargo on each flight.
  • Monitor weather, events, hotel availability, catering, and other services and obstacles.

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Pay by Experience Level for Aircraft Dispatcher
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Aircraft Dispatcher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 81%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 10%
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