$49,760
Avg. Salary
$16.51
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,936

Bonus

$423

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Flight Dispatcher is $16.51 per hour.

The median Flight Dispatcher has a base pay of $49,760. Salaries generally range from $30k to $94k. The median bonus is $1,936.
$11.95
10%
$16.51
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$26.75
90%
MEDIAN $16.51
$30k
10%
$50k
50%
$94k
90%
MEDIAN $49,760
$30,212 - $94,061
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MEDIAN: $49,760
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$0$94K
Salary $30,212 - $94,061
Bonus $0.00 - $19,911
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,000
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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$28,398 - $88,641
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 166
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $11.95 - $26.75
Overtime $13.86 - $54.25
Annual Data $0$88K
Bonus $0.00 - $19,911
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,000
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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$28,398 - $88,641
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 73

Job Description for Flight Dispatcher

Flight dispatchers are among the key individuals who ensure that all airline flights run on-schedule. They are employed by airlines to set up scheduling and flight plans for various aircraft using a variety of criteria, and must ensure that each flight crew has a safe and efficient plan to get from one airport facility to another.

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Flight Dispatcher Tasks
  • Coordinate daily logistics and flight logs, including tracking passengers, weight, and cargo on each flight.
  • Monitor weather, events, hotel availability, catering, and other services and obstacles.
  • Coordinate, schedule, and communicate with flight crew to ensure safety and inform of delays.
  • Ensure safe and legal procedures are followed from pre-flight to landing.

Flight Dispatcher Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Flight Dispatcher

Pay by Experience for a Flight Dispatcher has a positive trend. An entry-level Flight Dispatcher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 86 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Flight Dispatcher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Flight Dispatcher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 37 salaries. A Flight Dispatcher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 17 salaries.

Key Stats for Flight Dispatcher

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Flight Dispatcher Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲15%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 24%