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Motor Vehicle Dispatcher Salary

An average Motor Vehicle Dispatcher in the United States can expect to take home roughly $12.38 per hour. Women make up a slight majority of Motor Vehicle Dispatchers (57 percent) survey respondents. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by a little over a half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Motor Vehicle Dispatchers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$22,510 - $45,958
(Median)
$23K
$30K
$46K
MEDIAN: $30,238
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$9.42 - $18.03
(Median)
$9
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,510 - $45,958  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,100  
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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$20,539 - $41,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.42 - $18.03  
   
Overtime
$5.75 - $27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,100  
   
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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$20,539 - $41,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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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.


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $28K on average. It may be worth noting that those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a lower median salary of $26K. Motor Vehicle Dispatchers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $28K. Motor Vehicle 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 Motor Vehicle Dispatcher Salaries

National Average
$29,000

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 36%
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