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Working As A Dispatcher

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Getting Information
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Scheduling Work and Activities
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Make Decisions

  • Repetitive

  • $38,310

    Average Salary

What Does A Dispatcher Do

A Dispatcher is responsible for delivering items to customers through verifying orders. They use a radio, phone, or computer to send crews, vehicles, or other field units to appropriate locations.

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Dispatcher Career Paths

Dispatcher
Police Officer Operations Manager General Manager
Account Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Billing Specialist Accounts Receivable Specialist Accountant
Business Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Office Administrator Paralegal Contracts Manager
Commercial Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager General Manager
District Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Account Manager Sales Manager Driver
Fleet Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Account Manager Account Executive Sales Consultant
Internet Sales Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Logistics Coordinator Logistics Specialist
Logistics Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Home Health Aid Patient Care Technician Medical Assistant
Office Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager Plant Manager General Manager
Operations Director
9 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver Service Technician Service Manager
Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Logistics Coordinator Logistics Manager Operations Manager
President Of Operations
11 Yearsyrs
Billing Specialist Specialist Project Manager
Program Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Police Officer Security Officer Technician
Project Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Operation Supervisor Operations Manager General Manager
Regional Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Operator Technician Operations Manager
Regional Operation Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Operation Supervisor Project Manager Program Manager
Senior Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Home Health Aid Technician Service Manager
Service Director
9 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver Maintenance Technician Field Service Technician
Service Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Machine Operator Production Supervisor Production Manager
Traffic Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Operator Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor
Warehouse Manager
5 Yearsyrs
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Dispatcher Demographics

Gender

  • Female

    62.7%
  • Male

    35.6%
  • Unknown

    1.6%

Ethnicity

  • White

    79.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    13.1%
  • Asian

    5.8%
  • Unknown

    1.5%
  • Black or African American

    0.5%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    73.1%
  • French

    4.8%
  • Russian

    3.0%
  • Carrier

    2.6%
  • German

    2.3%
  • Arabic

    1.7%
  • Italian

    1.5%
  • Portuguese

    1.5%
  • Chinese

    1.1%
  • Japanese

    1.1%
  • Dakota

    1.1%
  • Hindi

    1.0%
  • Mandarin

    0.9%
  • Urdu

    0.9%
  • Ukrainian

    0.7%
  • Greek

    0.7%
  • Korean

    0.5%
  • Tagalog

    0.5%
  • Cantonese

    0.5%
  • Polish

    0.5%
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Real Dispatcher Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Dispatcher Citationair, LLC Greenwich, CT Sep 20, 2010 $57,783
Dispatcher Abs Couriers Inc. Addison, IL May 24, 2012 $51,168
Dispatcher VH Express, Inc. Elmwood Park, IL Jan 26, 2009 $44,096
Dispatcher R & T Trucking Niles, IL Apr 15, 2011 $44,077
Dispatcher E-Trans Inc. Newark, NJ Mar 09, 2009 $43,577
Dispatcher E-Trans Inc. Newark, NJ Aug 26, 2008 $43,577
Dispatcher Status Baby Moving Corp. Pompano Beach, FL Apr 16, 2015 $43,368
Dispatcher MCL Limousine Services Inc. NY Jul 08, 2008 $42,178
Dispatcher Brundage-Bone & Blanchet, L.L.C. Laurel, MD Oct 19, 2010 $39,987
Dispatcher Us Sedan Service Inc. Sterling, VA Jul 26, 2012 $36,795
Dispatcher Silvestrin Services Inc. Beltsville, MD Oct 17, 2016 $33,862
Dispatcher Air Cargo Carriers, LLC Milwaukee, WI Nov 03, 2016 $33,713
Dispatcher Old Bridge Taxi and Car Service Matawan, NJ Aug 28, 2008 $33,538
Dispatchers Personal Messenger Service, Inc. New York, NY Aug 15, 2011 $32,411
Dispatcher Safehouse Locksmith Inc. NY Jan 08, 2016 $31,305
Dispatcher Safehouse Locksmith Inc. NY Aug 15, 2016 $31,305
Dispatcher Gold Lincoln Service Inc. Newark, NJ Oct 06, 2016 $30,930
Dispatcher State To State Distribution Inc. New York, NY Dec 09, 2010 $30,262
Dispatcher State To State Distribution Inc. New York, NY Nov 13, 2008 $30,262
Dispatcher Flat Rate Movers Ltd New York, NY Mar 25, 2009 $27,477

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Top Skills for A Dispatcher

TruckDriversNon-EmergencyCallsCustomerServiceSafetyDataEntryPhoneCallsEMSLawEnforcementAgenciesServiceCallsComputerSystemFireDepartmentCADTwo-WayRadiosAppropriateLocationsMulti-LinePhoneSystemServiceVehiclesDispatchDriversNcicDispatchSystemEmergencyAmbulanceService

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Top Dispatcher Skills

  1. Truck Drivers
  2. Non-Emergency Calls
  3. Customer Service
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Maintained continual contact with customers and truck drivers to ensure that deliveries safely reached their destinations on time.
  • Monitor direct emergency alarms, answer non-emergency calls for assistance.
  • Provide excellent customer service throughout all calls.
  • Performed dispatching duties for university public safety.
  • Performed data entry and electronic billing.

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Dispatcher Videos

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