Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Flight Dispatcher make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$56,668 / yrTotal Pay
$53,209 / yrBase Pay
$3,459 / yrAdditional Pay

$56,668

 / yr
$37K$86K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Flight Dispatcher is $56,668 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $53,209 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $3,459 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Flight Dispatcher

Some related job titles are Air Traffic Controller Salaries with median pay of $66,360, Airport Operations Salaries with median pay of $59,047, Flight Coordinator Salaries with median pay of $50,616, Flight Follower Salaries with median pay of $46,632.

Top Paying Companies

For a Flight Dispatcher in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Flight Dispatcher in United States. Employers include United Airlines, NetJets and Southwest Airlines.

1
United Airlines
United Airlines
$78,507/yr
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Flight DispatcherSee 16 salaries from all locations

$78,507

 / yr

$69,626

 / yr

$70,897

 / yr

$66,804

 / yr

$31

 / hr

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 / hr

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$63,750

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Top Paying Industries

For a Flight Dispatcher in United States

The top 2 paying industries for a Flight Dispatcher in United States are Transportation & Logistics with a median total pay of $66,804 and Education with a median total pay of $57,080.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Transportation & LogisticsTransportation & Logistics$66,804

    1% Higher than other industries

  • EducationEducation$57,080

    16% Lower than other industries

Transportation & Logistics

Top paying companies in Transportation & Logistics for Flight Dispatcher are United Airlines, NetJets, and Southwest Airlines.

United AirlinesUnited Airlines$78,507/yr
NetJetsNetJets$70,897/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Operations?

Operations roles are critical as employers navigate an increasingly global business environment. The rise of globalization and e-commerce mean supply chains and inventory management are increasingly important. The educational requirements for operations are increasing as data and technology become essential for managing complex operations. As demand for these skills and workers grows, pay should increase as well.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Train Dispatcher

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$110,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Emergency Dispatch Operator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Dispatcher

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$19

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Dispatch

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Dispatcher

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$62,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Emergency Medical Dispatcher

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$50,544

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
911 Dispatcher

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$34

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Flight Dispatcher pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Flight Dispatcher is $53,209 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Flight Dispatcher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 213 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Flight Dispatcher employees.

The highest salary for a Flight Dispatcher in United States is $80,117 per year.

The lowest salary for a Flight Dispatcher in United States is $35,339 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Flight Dispatcher or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Flight Dispatcher.