Intermodal Dispatcher Salary

Median pay for Intermodal Dispatchers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $42K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 52 percent. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — between a fifth and a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$31,779 - $58,090
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$32K
$42K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,719
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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
$31,779 - $58,090  
   
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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$26,870 - $57,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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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$26,870 - $57,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Intermodal Dispatchers who took the survey. 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.


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 see a median salary of $46K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

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Experience Affects Intermodal Dispatcher Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

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
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 22%
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