Dispatch Manager Statistics in the US

The average employee age for dispatch managers is 44 years. The dispatch manager workforce reached a whopping 6,582 in 2020!

Among dispatch managers, we discovered that 37.9% of them are women, while 58.0% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among dispatch managers is White, which makes up 58.2% of all dispatch managers. Comparatively, there are 21.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.4% of the Black or African American ethnicity. Dispatch managers are also more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, dispatch managers are more likely to find a job in the transportation industry.

From where do we know all information about dispatch manager demographics? We analyzed 4,258 dispatch managers resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Dispatch Manager Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as dispatch managers. Keep reading to find out what the results for dispatch managers were.

Dispatch Manager Gender Ratio

Among dispatch managers, 37.9% of them are women compared to 58.0% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 58.0%
  • Female, 37.9%
  • Unknown, 4.1%

Dispatch Manager Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among dispatch managers is White, which makes up 58.2% of all dispatch managers. Comparatively, there are 21.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.4% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 58.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 21.3%
  • Black or African American, 11.4%
  • Asian, 5.7%
  • Unknown, 2.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.9%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Dispatch Managers

The chart below shows that 56.4% of dispatch managers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Carrier at 9.4% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 6.8%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 56.4%
  • Carrier, 9.4%
  • Portuguese, 6.8%
  • Italian, 3.4%
  • Korean, 2.6%
  • Other, 21.4%

Dispatch Manager Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among dispatch managers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Dispatch Manager Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the dispatch manager position over time.

Male
Female
86%
83%
80%
76%
73%
70%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Dispatch Manager Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of dispatch managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of dispatch managers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Dispatch Manager

By looking over 4,258 dispatch managers resumes, we figured out that the average dispatch manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 33%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Dispatch Manager Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of dispatch manager employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of dispatch managers is 40+ years old, which represents 65% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Dispatch Managers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, yard foreman and warehouse manager/driver have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Move Coordinator29%66%
Dispatch Manager58%38%
Warehouse Foreman89%7%
Warehouse Manager/Driver90%5%
Yard Foreman93%4%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Yard Foreman
Warehouse Manager/Driver
Warehouse Foreman
Dispatch Manager
Move Coordinator
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Dispatch Managers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to dispatch managers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Loader Operator6.56%
Route Driver6.99%
Traffic Control Specialist7.72%
Bus Aide7.91%
Unload Associate8.85%
Dispatch Manager12.00%
Motor Vehicle Operator13.50%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Dispatch Manager?

male-income
Male Income
$47,200
female-income
Female Income
$43,557

Dispatch Manager Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Asian men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$52,032
$50,522
$49,012
$47,502
$45,992
$44,482
$42,972
$41,462
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Dispatch Manager Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$49,012
Some College/ Associate Degree$49,864
Bachelor's Degree$53,745
Master's Degree$58,105

Dispatch Manager Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$60,989
$58,105
$55,220
$52,335
$49,451
$46,566
$43,682
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Dispatch Manager Heatmaps

Where Do Dispatch Managers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where dispatch managers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Dispatch Managers Located?

By looking through more than 4,258 resumes, we found that the most popular places for dispatch managers are NY, New York and TX, Houston.

Number of Dispatch Managers

Dispatch Manager Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ dispatch managers. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most dispatch managers is the transportation industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire dispatch managers.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Dispatch Manager Work In

Employees with the dispatch manager job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most dispatch managers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Public

Private

Government

Education

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ dispatch managers. Those industries include transportation, retail and construction.

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Transportation

Fortune 500

Retail

Construction

Hospitality

Dispatch Manager Jobs