Intermodal Dispatcher Salary

For Intermodal Dispatchers, annual average wages total $42K per year. Most Intermodal Dispatchers report high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — just over one in five — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$31,839 - $57,897
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$32K
$42K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,616
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$10.34 - $20.18
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,839 - $57,897  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,971  
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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$26,926 - $57,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.34 - $20.18  
   
Overtime
$14.86 - $30.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,971  
   
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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$26,926 - $57,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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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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Intermodal Dispatchers who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Problem Solving and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Intermodal Dispatcher

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Intermodal Dispatchers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $36K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $42K. Intermodal Dispatchers bring in $46K after working for 10 to 20 years. Intermodal Dispatchers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Intermodal Dispatcher Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Intermodal Dispatcher Salaries

Problem Solving
up arrow 5%

National Average
$40,000

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 22%
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