How much does a Freight Dispatcher make? The average Freight Dispatcher salary is $46,543 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $41,216 and $52,976. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Riverside Logistics - Richmond , VA
Riverside Freight Dispatcher's are responsible for facilitating movement of freight by coordinating carriers with loads. The broker will negotiate and set freight rates within customary parameters ...
ZipRecruiter - 56 days ago
IDC Technologies - Waverly , VA
Negotiates freight rates with contract carriers * Maintains and processes all necessary records and paperwork to ensure that private fleet, as well as contract carriers, are in compliance with state ...
ZipRecruiter - 13 days ago
Aerotek - Portsmouth , VA
Aerotek is seeking a dispatcher This person will be: -Using an Access based system to track loads and coordinate truckers -Dispatching truckers to pick up from the port -Dealing wit 4-21 drivers on a ...
Allegis Group - 1 day ago
With our No Forced Dispatch, you re in control! Run the freight you want, where you want. Choose when you go out and when you come home. Greatwide is here to help you be successful. You will have ...
JobsInTrucks - 11 days ago
JAUNT, Inc. - Charlottesville , VA
Jaunt, a regional transit company located in Charlottesville, seeks a competent dispatcher to ensure that Jaunt transit services run smoothly throughout our service area. The ideal candidate will be ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
Strategic Delivery Solutions - Ashland , VA
Saturday & Sunday 7pm to 3am Dispatcher duties include but are not limited to: * Provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers * Promptly dispatch contracted delivery ...
ZipRecruiter - 12 days ago

Freight Dispatcher Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Freight Dispatcher between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Freight Dispatcher in each city.
Click to see the salary for Freight Dispatcher in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $58,179
Washington, DC $51,812
Miami, FL $45,310
Chicago, IL $49,377
Boston, MA $52,440
New York, NY $55,991
Dallas, TX $46,240
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What is the average salary for Freight Dispatcher in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Freight Dispatcher in the United States. The base salary for Freight Dispatcher ranges from $41,216 to $52,976 with the average base salary of $46,543. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $43,768 to $56,112 with the average total cash compensation of $49,165.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $46,543 $41,216 - $52,976
Bonus $2,622 $2,553 - $3,136
Total Pay $49,165 $43,768 - $56,112
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What's the difference between Dispatcher and Freight Dispatcher?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Freight Dispatcher is $46,543, and the average salary of Dispatcher is $45,280. The average salary of Dispatcher is lower than Freight Dispatcher. ( 2020-10-28 )
I am a Freight Dispatcher, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Freight Dispatcher. a Freight Dispatcher Salary in New Britain, CT is $50,267 as of October 28, 2020; a Freight Dispatcher Salary in Barnstable, MA is $49,080 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 )
Why does the salary of a Freight Dispatcher vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 )
What are the Pay Factors for Freight Dispatcher?
Salary ranges for a Freight Dispatcher can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 )
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Salaries are ultimately dictated by the position being applied to, and hiring company, but there are several important pay factors that come into play based on your individual history that could impact your value to the company.'s Personal Salary Report will analyze these factors for you to help you maximize your earning potential. ( 2020-10-28 )

Last Update: October 28, 2020