Motor Vehicle Dispatcher Salary

For Motor Vehicle Dispatchers, hourly average wages total $13.37 per hour. Male Motor Vehicle Dispatchers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (63 percent) are men. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, one-third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by more than two-fifths. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$21,639 - $53,352
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$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,178
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$9.26 - $18.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,639 - $53,352  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
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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$19,927 - $48,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.26 - $18.58  
   
Overtime
$13.00 - $38.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
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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$19,927 - $48,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Job Description for Motor Vehicle Dispatcher

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

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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Motor Vehicle Dispatchers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $27K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $35K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $38K. Motor Vehicle Dispatchers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Key Stats for Motor Vehicle Dispatcher

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Motor Vehicle Dispatcher Salaries

Experienced
▲22%

Late-Career
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Motor Vehicle Dispatcher Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲16%

National Average
$32,000

Customer Service
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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