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Aircraft Dispatcher Salary (United States)

Aircraft Dispatchers in the United States usually make around $53K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a solid majority, and more than half earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Aircraft Dispatcher Salary (?
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$29,657 - $92,304
(Median)
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53K
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MEDIAN: $53,113
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Aircraft Dispatcher Salary (?
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$10.15 - $35.23
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$29,657 - $92,304  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,526  
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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$28,690 - $88,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$10.15 - $35.23  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $77.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,526  
   
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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$28,690 - $88,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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.
Aircraft Dispatchers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. During the first five years of their careers, Aircraft Dispatchers see a median income of $37K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $44K. Aircraft Dispatchers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $53K. Aircraft Dispatchers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $85K. A majority of respondents report one to nine years of experience. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around a seventh of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than 10 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining nearly one-sixth.
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Experience Affects Aircraft Dispatcher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 92%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
National Average
$44,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 10%