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Dispatcher Clerk Demographics in the US

The average employee age for dispatcher clerks is 42 years. The dispatcher clerk workforce reached a whopping 127,528 in 2020!

Among dispatcher clerks, we discovered that 67.2% of them are women, while 27.9% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among dispatcher clerks is White, which makes up 58.9% of all dispatcher clerks. Comparatively, there are 23.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.4% of the Black or African American ethnicity. The majority of dispatcher clerks are located in TX, Houston and NY, New York.

Dispatcher Clerk Statistics and Facts in the US

After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 127,528 dispatcher clerks currently employed in the United States.
  • 67.2% of all dispatcher clerks are women, while only 27.9% are men.
  • The average age of an employed dispatcher clerk is 42 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of dispatcher clerks is White (58.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (23.3%) and Black or African American (11.4%).
  • The majority of dispatcher clerks are located in TX, Houston and NY, New York.
  • Dispatcher clerks are most in-demand in San Bernardino, CA.
  • Dispatcher clerks are paid an average annual salary of $29,703.
  • Stockton, CA pays an annual average wage of $33,773, the highest in the US.
  • Dispatcher clerks average starting salary is $24,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 94% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid dispatcher clerks earn as much as $36,000 or more.
  • Connecticut is the best state for dispatcher clerks to live.
  • Dispatcher clerks are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Dispatcher Clerk Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among dispatcher clerks is White, which makes up 58.9% of all dispatcher clerks. Comparatively, there are 23.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.4% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 58.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 23.4%
  • Black or African American, 11.4%
  • Asian, 3.8%
  • Unknown, 1.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Dispatcher Clerks

The chart below shows that 86.4% of dispatcher clerks speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Dakota at 4.5% and French is the third-most popular at 2.3%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 86.4%
  • Dakota, 4.5%
  • French, 2.3%
  • Russian, 2.3%
  • Carrier, 2.3%
  • Other, 2.2%

Types of Dispatcher Clerk Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for dispatcher clerks. The most common degree for dispatcher clerks is high school diploma. In fact, 23% of dispatcher clerks earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 21% and rounding it off is bachelor's degree with 19%.

Job Title
  • High School Diploma degree, 23%
  • Associate degree, 21%
  • Bachelors degree, 19%
  • Diploma degree, 6%
  • Other Degrees, 31%

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Dispatcher Clerk Employment Statistics

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

Company Size

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

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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 Dispatcher Clerk Work In

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

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Public

Private

Government

Education

Top Industries Hiring Dispatcher Clerks

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

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Transportation

Fortune 500

Retail

Manufacturing

Professional

Dispatcher Clerk Diversity

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

Dispatcher Clerk 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 dispatcher clerks.

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

Dispatcher Clerk Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the dispatcher clerk position over time.

Male
Female
50%
47%
44%
42%
39%
36%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Dispatcher Clerk 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 dispatcher clerks changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Average Age of a Dispatcher Clerk Based On Race And Gender

We determined the average age of dispatcher clerks based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

The Average Number of Years That Dispatcher Clerk Stay in a Job

By looking over 1,876 dispatcher clerks resumes, we figured out that the average dispatcher clerk enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 34%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Dispatcher Clerk Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of dispatcher clerk employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of dispatcher clerks is 40+ years old, which represents 58% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Dispatcher Clerk Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, mail processing equipment mechanic and flight information expediter have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Cosmetician8%90%
Schedule Checker13%83%
Plant Clerk13%81%
Dispatcher Clerk28%67%
Centrifugal Operator88%5%
Flight Information Expediter90%7%
Mail Processing Equipment Mechanic92%7%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Mail Processing Equipment Mechanic
Flight Information Expediter
Centrifugal Operator
Dispatcher Clerk
Plant Clerk
Schedule Checker
Cosmetician
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Dispatcher Clerks 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 dispatcher clerks.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Window Clerk8.24%
Shipping10.44%
Scale Attendant11.26%
Dispatcher Clerk11.64%
Shop Router14.99%
Package Delivery Room Service Runner15.36%
Ocean Freight Forwarder18.32%

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Dispatcher Clerk Gender Pay Gap

male-income
Male Income
$28,565
female-income
Female Income
$26,950

Dispatcher Clerk Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Hispanic or Latino men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$29,573
$28,944
$28,316
$27,687
$27,059
$26,430
$25,801
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Dispatcher Clerk 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$27,308
Some College/ Associate Degree$27,613
Master's Degree$28,764
Bachelor's Degree$28,770

Dispatcher Clerk 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
$29,355
$28,770
$28,185
$27,600
$27,015
$26,430
$25,845
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

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Dispatcher Clerk Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a dispatcher clerk can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of dispatcher clerks is $46,385. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Dispatcher Clerks Earn The Most?

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

Average Salary

Where Are Dispatcher Clerks Located?

By looking through more than 1,876 resumes, we found that the most popular places for dispatcher clerks are TX, Houston and NY, New York.

Number of Dispatcher Clerks

Where Are Dispatcher Clerks In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country dispatcher clerks are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings