Intermodal Dispatcher Salary

Intermodal Dispatchers in the United States can expect wages of $42K per year on average. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by a majority. Men make up a slight majority of Intermodal Dispatchers (50 percent) who responded to the survey. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,327 - $59,283
(Median)
$31K
$42K
$59K
MEDIAN: $41,610
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$10.36 - $20.69
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$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,327 - $59,283  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,883  
Profit Sharing
$635 - $2,250  
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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$26,517 - $57,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $20.69  
   
Overtime
$14.96 - $30.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,883  
   
Profit Sharing
$635 - $2,250  
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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$26,517 - $57,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Job Description for Intermodal Dispatcher

  • Schedule, dispatch and update records for status of goods.
  • Interact across departments and with federal and international customs groups.
  • Enter data and update dispatch logs for transport of goods.
  • Audit safety of transportation modes, including driver certifications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Intermodal Dispatcher

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


For many Intermodal Dispatchers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $36K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $41K. Intermodal Dispatchers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $47K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $49K.

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Experience Affects Intermodal Dispatcher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 23%