Average Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) Hourly Pay

$15.07
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,537
Bonus
$2,400
Commission
$1,000
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The average hourly pay for a Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) is $15.07.
10%
$11.07
MEDIAN
$15.07
90%
$21
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $21
Bonus
$292 - $5,094
Profit Sharing
$509 - $3,000
Commission
$0 - $2,400
Total Pay
$24,256 - $50,474
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What Do Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance)s Do?

Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) Tasks
  • 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.

Job Satisfaction for Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance)

3.6 out of 5
(234)
Highly Satisfied
17Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) are from the companies Comcast Cable, Inc., Cox Communications, Inc. and Student Transportation of America. Reported salaries are highest at Cox Communications, Inc. where the average pay is $19.95. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include AAA Insurance Company and Republic Services Inc, earning around $17.95 and $17.00, respectively. Student Transportation of America pays the lowest at around $12.41. Comcast Cable, Inc. and Charter Communications, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $15.00 and $15.28, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance)s?

Skills in Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Typing, Data Entry, Oral / Verbal Communication and Customer Service.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance)s?

An entry-level Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.30 based on 55 salaries. An early career Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.23 based on 435 salaries. A mid-career Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.90 based on 212 salaries. An experienced Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.30 based on 195 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) in their job title in Milwaukee, Wisconsin earn an average of 7.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cleveland, Ohio (3.9% more) and Houston, Texas (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (12.1% less), Miami, Florida (5.1% less) and Columbus, Ohio (3.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 981 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.6%
Early Career
44.3%
Mid Career
21.6%
Experienced
19.9%
Late Career
8.6%