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Dispatch Supervisor Salary

Pay for Dispatch Supervisors in the United States sits in the ballpark of $47K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. For the most part, Dispatch Supervisors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Dispatch Supervisors (52 percent) who responded to the survey. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,714 - $67,388
(Median)
$35K
$47K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,458
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50%
90%

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$13.22 - $23.28
(Median)
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,714 - $67,388  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,635  
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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$31,507 - $63,181  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.22 - $23.28  
   
Overtime
$17.29 - $32.89  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,635  
   
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).
)
$31,507 - $63,181  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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Job Description for Dispatch Supervisor

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Typical Dispatch Supervisors report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Customer Service, Logistics, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like People Management and Logistics.

Pay by Experience Level for Dispatch Supervisor

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


For Dispatch Supervisors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $40K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $42K. Dispatch Supervisors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $48K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Dispatch Supervisor generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $52K.

Dispatch Supervisor Reviews

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.

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Experience Affects Dispatch Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$44,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Dispatch Supervisor Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 6%

National Average
$44,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Logistics
up arrow 4%

People Management
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 18%