The average Dispatch Supervisor in the United States earns approximately $49K per year. This group's pay is mainly influenced by residence, followed by years of experience and the particular employer. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Male Dispatch Supervisors are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 56 percent of the field. Most Dispatch Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$35,309 - $65,399
$35K
$49K
$65K
MEDIAN: $49,192
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$12.41 - $24.28
$12
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.65
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,309 - $65,399  
   
Bonus
$598 - $9,845  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
Commission
$8,500  
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).
)
$30,897 - $63,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.41 - $24.28  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $36.61  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$598 - $9,845  
   
Commission
$8,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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).
)
$30,897 - $63,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 119

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for Dispatch Supervisor

A dispatch supervisor works at a center that disperses services or goods, such as a merchandise warehouse, emergency center, or taxi company. The dispatch supervisor organizes resources so that deliveries and services are carried out in the most efficient and timely manner possible.

Read More...

Dispatch Supervisor Tasks

  • Direct, remotely, the activities of a number service technicians and share on call duties.
  • Create an environment that achieves customer service/satisfaction and meets region targets.
  • Obtain region service goals including incoming business, sales, expense/revenue ratio, service delivery, margin rates, inventory etc.
  • Oversee and develop processes and tools to increase productivity, efficiency and customer satisfaction and maximize revenue.

Common Career Paths for Dispatch Supervisor


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Dispatch Supervisors do not often transition into Operations Manager roles. The role averages $59K per year. A lot of Dispatch Supervisors advance their careers by becoming Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers and Dispatch Managers. However, those positions offer $8K less and $1K less per year on average.

Dispatch Supervisor Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Dispatch Supervisor


United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. offers the lowest pay, with a median salary of just $44K. The pay scale doesn't vary widely, either; compensation ranges from $34K to $71K.

Popular Skills for Dispatch Supervisor


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with Training, People Management, and Logistics are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 11 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office and Problem Solving. Most people experienced in Customer Service also know People Management and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Dispatch Supervisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Dispatch Supervisors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $40K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $46K. Dispatch Supervisors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $50K. Dispatch Supervisors who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $53K.

Dispatch Supervisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Dispatch Supervisor?

Dispatch Supervisor in Marietta:
"It is very busy; I am never bored."
Pros: I like the flexibility, the ability for overtime, and it is great for a goal oriented person.
Cons: Glass ceiling.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Dispatch Supervisor

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Dispatch Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%



National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Dispatch Supervisor Salaries

Training
up arrow 21%

People Management
up arrow 11%



Scheduling
up arrow 7%

Oral / Verbal Communication
0%

National Average
$45,000


Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Problem Solving
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 17%
ADVERTISEMENT