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How Much Does a Truck Dispatcher Earn In The United States?

Truck Dispatcher Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$29,000
$23,000
$29,000
$37,000
Truck dispatchers in the United States make an average salary of $29,431 per year or $14.15 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level truck dispatcher salary is roughly $23,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $37,000. If you like following the crowd, transportation and retail companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out manufacturing, professional, and transportation companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. North Dakota, Iowa, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Nebraska provide the highest truck dispatcher salaries.
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Where Truck Dispatchers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where truck dispatchers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Truck Dispatchers Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to North Dakota, Iowa and Rhode Island, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for truck dispatchers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Idaho, North Carolina, and Georgia.
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1. Freeport, NY
$34,145
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$25k
$40k
2. Wentzville, MO
$32,603
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$25k
$40k
3. Harrisburg, PA
$29,668
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$25k
$40k

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    How Much Do Truck Dispatchers Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, truck dispatcher salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that manufacturing, professional, and transportation companies tend to offer much higher salaries for truck dispatchers. For example, truck dispatchers make a whopping average salary of $36,025 while working for manufacturing companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $34,542 at professional companies and $32,350 at transportation companies. But truck dispatchers may want to avoid working in the retail industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $30,848.
    1. Manufacturing
    $36,025
    Avg. Salary
    $27k
    $40k
    2. Professional
    $34,542
    Avg. Salary
    $27k
    $40k
    3. Transportation
    $32,350
    Avg. Salary
    $27k
    $40k
    4. Construction
    $31,213
    Avg. Salary
    $27k
    $40k
    5. Retail
    $30,848
    Avg. Salary
    $27k
    $40k

    How Experience Affects Truck Dispatcher Salaries

    The salary for a truck dispatcher can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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