Motor Vehicle Dispatchers in the United States pull down an average of $13.49 per hour. The majority of Motor Vehicle Dispatchers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Motor Vehicle Dispatchers (61 percent) who took the survey are men. Just under one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and nearly one-half claim dental coverage as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$20,526 - $50,683
(Median)
$21K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $35,151
10%
50%
90%

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$9.44 - $18.45
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,526 - $50,683  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
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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$20,193 - $45,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.44 - $18.45  
   
Overtime
$10.63 - $36.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$3,000  
   
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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$20,193 - $45,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Job Description for Motor Vehicle Dispatcher

  • Prioritize time sensitive cargo.
  • Notify drivers of pick-up and delivery assignments.
  • Dispatch drivers for shipment pick-ups and deliveries.
  • Update shipment tracking system and maintain timely data integrity.

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Pay by Experience Level for Motor Vehicle Dispatcher

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $28K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $34K. Motor Vehicle Dispatchers bring in $34K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $33K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Motor Vehicle Dispatcher Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Motor Vehicle Dispatcher Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 19%

National Average
$31,000

Customer Service
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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