Train Dispatcher Salary (United States)

A Train Dispatcher earns an average salary of $67,407 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Train Dispatcher Total Pay (?
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$38,630 - $86,375
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MEDIAN: $67,407
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Train Dispatcher Total Pay (?
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$16.40 - $40.98
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$38,630 - $86,375  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,617  
Total Pay (?
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$36,529 - $89,712  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$16.40 - $40.98  
   
Overtime
$25.96 - $64.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,617  
   
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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$36,529 - $89,712  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Job Description for Train Dispatcher
  • Monitor for speed, performance, regulations, and safety.
  • Communicate with train operators and crews to improve efficiency.
  • Document train movements and any movement violations.
  • Monitor train movements, crew availability and environmental conditions.
  • Communicate warnings, concerns, and appropriate information to those affected.

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Pay Difference By Location
Omaha
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New York
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National Average
$62,000
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Experience Affects Train Dispatcher Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 31%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
National Average
$62,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%
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Gender
Female
21%
female alumni
 
Male
79%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 7%
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