Dispatcher Salaries in Washington, DC

Alternate Job Titles: Dispatcher

What is the average Dispatcher salary for Washington, DC?

The salary for someone with the job title Dispatcher in Washington, DC varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Dispatcher salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Dispatcher in Washington, DC.

Categories:  Logistics, Transportation and Warehousing

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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Dispatcher in Washington, DC that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Dispatcher in Washington are expected to make less than the median.

Source: HR Reported data as of November 2014

Median $42,474
  • 10%$31,050
  • 25%$36,494
  • 75%$49,589
  • 90%$56,066

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Job Description for Dispatcher

Assigns drivers and vehicles to convey freight or passengers. Coordinates drivers according to customer requests and in compliance with DOT regulations and company rules. Communicates with customers to determine driver demand and driving schedules. Notifies drivers of assignments and enters assignment data into a computer database. Requires a high school diploma with 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View full job description

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