$43,957
Avg. Salary
$15.44
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,018

Bonus

$2,447

Profit Sharing

$5,005

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) is $15.44 per hour.

The average pay for a Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) is $43,957 per year.

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$11.20
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$30k
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$62k
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MEDIAN $43,957
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$0$61K
Salary $29,973 - $61,609
Bonus $483 - $7,715
Profit Sharing $258 - $5,872
Commission $73.97 - $20,273
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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$25,702 - $58,166
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,774
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $11.20 - $20.73
Hourly Tips $2.69
Overtime $17.22 - $30.88
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $483 - $7,715
Commission $73.97 - $20,273
Profit Sharing $258 - $5,872
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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$25,702 - $58,166
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,881

Job Description for Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation)

Fleet dispatchers track and manage drivers. They assign drivers routes, destinations, and timelines, as well as keep in touch with drivers who are on the road. Dispatchers interact with clients and drivers to keep up-to-date information on routes and schedules. Because a dispatcher interacts with the client to address any concerns or route changes, some customer service experience is helpful. Dispatchers usually work out of a company office managing digital/physical route and driver files and answer calls from the fleet and customers.

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Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) 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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation)


United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., Swift Transportation Corporation, Republic Services Inc, Federal Express Corporation (FedEx), and The Kenan Advantage Group are among the top companies that take on many Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers. For Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers, comfortable salaries can be found at Federal Express Corporation (FedEx); in fact, median earnings sit around $52K, the highest in the area. Sunbelt Rentals, Inc., Swift Transportation Corporation, and United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers earning around $43K, $41K, or $40K at each firm, respectively.

Republic Services Inc, Waste Management, Inc. and The Kenan Advantage Group are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $35K, $37K, and $40K.

Common Career Paths for Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation)


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Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers may progress into high-paying roles like Terminal Manager, where median compensation is $63K annually. Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Operations Managers or Dispatch Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $20K higher and $5K higher, respectively.

Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation)


Survey results imply that Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, facility with Problem Solving, Inventory Management, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent, 9 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Oral / Verbal Communication, Microsoft Office, and Data Entry. For most people, competency in Customer Service indicates knowledge of Logistics and Customer Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation)

Pay by Experience for a Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) has a positive trend. An entry-level Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 1,171 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 587 salaries. An experienced Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 505 salaries. A Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 214 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,233

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 7 percent, Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers in Minneapolis receive some of the highest pay in the country. Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+6 percent), Phoenix (+6 percent), Jacksonville (+5 percent), and Dallas (+4 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatcher's salary, with Orlando Trucking and Transportation Fleet Dispatchers earning salaries that are 22 percent less than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Portland and San Antonio (10 percent lower).

Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation)?

Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) in Lowell:
"Dispatcher /Supervisor."
Open the building at am shift. Record drivers as they report to work for the am shift. Document all busses and record the gps system.

Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) in Anchorage:
"LTL Dispatch Supervisor."
Pros: The quick pace and all of the planning involved.
Cons: Drivers tend to whine a lot. When we just need to get job done.

Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) in Davenport:
"Stay Calm and Rearange."
Stay Calm and Rearange.... Drivers are human and trucks brake down ...

Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) in Charleston:
Pros: I like working for my terminal manager.
Cons: There is no team work, everyone is out for themselves. Departments are so divided & do not support each other. Corporate the same. Long term employees do what they want. Long hours. No perks for salary employees.

Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) in New York:
"My foresight."
Be prepared for everything. Neing a manager is being a babysitter. You are the hub of the business. You are solely responsible for the satisfaction of your clients. Rule with a fair but firm hand. Do not give in or your employees will run with it. Trust whom you hire. You have to. They are grown men. When you make a mistake, admit it, and stand by it. You'll show more character for it. Multi-taking is the key to the job. You're only stressed if you allow yourself to be. Never become emotional about the job.

Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) in Eclectic:
"Don't work for family."
Get job salary & perks before startin.

Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) in Baltimore:
Pros:
Cons: Late hours, lack of work flexibility, stress level, payment, office conditions, pay discrepancies.

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Key Stats for Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation)

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 715 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) Salaries

▲25%

▲14%

▲3%

National Average
$39,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Fleet Dispatcher (Trucking & Transportation) Salaries

Problem Solving
▲28%

Inventory Management
▲9%


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲5%



▲2%

▲1%

▲1%


National Average
$39,000



▼5%


Oral / Verbal Communication
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 715 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 32%