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Motor Vehicle Dispatcher Salary

Motor Vehicle Dispatchers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $12.34 per hour. Job satisfaction for Motor Vehicle Dispatchers is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — over a third lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and a little more than half receive dental plans. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$22,510 - $45,958
(Median)
$23K
$30K
$46K
MEDIAN: $30,238
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$9.46 - $18.00
(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 - $2,061  
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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$20,559 - $41,088  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.46 - $18.00  
   
Overtime
$5.75 - $27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
   
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).
)
$20,559 - $41,088  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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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.


The average inexperienced worker earns $28K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $26K. Motor Vehicle Dispatchers bring in $28K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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Experience Affects Motor Vehicle Dispatcher Salaries

National Average
$29,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
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%