Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) in Houston, Texas Salary

A Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $15.22 per hour.

$26,174 - $57,611
$26K
$38K
$58K
MEDIAN: $37,720
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50%
90%

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$10.20 - $24.24
$10
$14
$24
MEDIAN: $14.50
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$0$57K
Salary $26,174 - $57,611
Bonus $800
Profit Sharing $6,000
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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$25,176 - $51,776
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.20 - $24.24
Overtime $20.27
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $800
Profit Sharing $6,000
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).
)
$25,176 - $51,776
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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

Dispatchers (not police, fire, or ambulance) are responsible for answering all incoming telephone calls, taking down information received from callers, and relaying that information to the drivers in a clear and timely fashion. Dispatchers handle data entry and bookkeeping; for this reason, they must be computer literate and have excellent typing skills. This position is fast paced and requires a great deal of concentration and patience. Dispatchers are required to have excellent communication skills, since they will be dealing directly with our callers; it is important to be well spoken and polite at all times.

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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.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Key Stats for Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance)

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Skills That Affect Dispatcher (but not Police, Fire, or Ambulance) Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Data Entry
▼2%

Typing
▼10%

Customer Service
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 12%