Intermodal Dispatcher Salary

For Intermodal Dispatchers, yearly average wages total $43K annually. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, one in five claim no health benefits at all. For the most part, Intermodal Dispatchers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Intermodal Dispatchers making up 58 percent of survey respondents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$33,594 - $55,885
(Median)
$34K
$43K
$56K
MEDIAN: $42,905
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$10.38 - $20.03
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$16
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,594 - $55,885  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,219  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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).
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$29,653 - $57,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.38 - $20.03  
   
Overtime
$14.64 - $30.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,219  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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).
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$29,653 - $57,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $38K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $44K. Intermodal Dispatchers see a median salary of $48K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $46K on average.

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Experience Affects Intermodal Dispatcher Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Intermodal Dispatcher Salaries

Problem Solving
up arrow 3%

National Average
$41,000

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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