Average Flight Dispatcher Salary

$50,265
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,600
Bonus
$1,225
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The average salary for a Flight Dispatcher is $50,265.
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$34k
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$50k
90%
$102k
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$34k - $102k
Bonus
$38 - $19k
Profit Sharing
$3 - $10k
Total Pay
$32k - $93k
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Job Description for Flight Dispatcher

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.

Job Satisfaction for Flight Dispatcher

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Popular Skills for Flight Dispatcher

Skills in Strategic Planning, Safety Compliance, Operations Management and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Forecasting.

Pay by Experience Level for Flight Dispatcher

An entry-level Flight Dispatcher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,967 based on 12 salaries. An early career Flight Dispatcher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,409 based on 77 salaries. A mid-career Flight Dispatcher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,305 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Flight Dispatcher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $92,000.
Employees with Flight Dispatcher in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 59.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (24.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (12.5% less), Miami, Florida (9.3% less) and Orlando, Florida (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 185 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.5%
Early Career
41.6%
Mid Career
20.5%
Experienced
15.7%
Late Career
15.7%

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