Flight Dispatcher Salary in the United States

How much does a Flight Dispatcher make in the United States? The average Flight Dispatcher salary in the United States is $53,297 as of May 31, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $51,663 and $61,623. 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

What is a Flight Dispatcher?

A flight dispatcher (also known as an airline dispatcher, flight follower or flight operations officer) assists in planning flight paths, taking into account aircraft performance and loading, enroute winds, thunderstorm and turbulence forecasts, airspace restrictions, and airport conditions. Dispatchers also provide a flight following service and advise pilots if conditions change. They usually work in the operations center of the airline. In the United States and Canada, the flight dispatcher shares legal responsibility with the commander of the aircraft (joint responsibility dispatch system...

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Flight Dispatcher in United States. The base salary for Flight Dispatcher ranges from $51,663 to $61,623 with the average base salary of $53,297. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $51,663 to $61,623 with the average total cash compensation of $53,297.

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