Dispatcher, Sr. Salary in the United States

How much does a Dispatcher, Sr. make in the United States? The average Dispatcher, Sr. salary in the United States is $48,617 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $40,382 and $59,576. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Dispatcher, Sr. assigns drivers and vehicles to convey freight or passengers to assigned destination. Coordinates and trains drivers according to and in compliance with DOT regulations and company rules. Being a Dispatcher, Sr. provides updates to customers on delivery status. Tracks driver assignments and other shipping data in a computer database. Additionally, Dispatcher, Sr. requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Dispatcher, Sr. has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. To be a Dispatcher, Sr. typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. Down a level:

    Distribution Clerk, Sr.

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Dispatcher, Sr.

    3 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  3. Up a level:

    Distribution Center Supervisor

    3 + years experience
    Associate's Degree

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