How much does a Flight Dispatcher make?

Updated Sep 25, 2021

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$56,335 /yr
Average Base Pay

130 salaries

$28K

Low

$56K

Average

$115K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Flight Dispatcher is $56,335 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Flight Dispatcher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 130 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Flight Dispatcher employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Dispatcher$38,670 /yr
L3
Dispatcher Supervisor$53,974 /yr
L4
Lead Dispatcher$42,103 /yr
Career Path

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United Airlines
4.1

United Airlines

Flight Dispatcher

$101,102

 /yr
Range: $72K - $271K
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$72K

$271K

$71,803 - $271,304 Range

Southwest Airlines
4.4

Southwest Airlines

Flight Dispatcher

$109,000

 /yr
Range: $63K - $178K

$63K

$178K

$62,599 - $178,174 Range

American Airlines
3.9

American Airlines

Flight Dispatcher

$88,137

 /yr
Range: $52K - $112K

$52K

$112K

$52,174 - $111,702 Range

NetJets
3.9

NetJets

Flight Dispatcher

$53,993

 /yr
Range: $48K - $74K

$48K

$74K

$47,591 - $73,947 Range

SkyWest Airlines
4

SkyWest Airlines

Flight Dispatcher - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $22

$17

$22

$17 - $22 Range

Republic Airways
3.4

Republic Airways

Flight Dispatcher - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $18

$17

$18

$17 - $18 Range

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
4.2

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Flight Dispatcher - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $9 - $10

$9

$10

$9 - $10 Range

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Piedmont Airlines
3.5

Piedmont Airlines

Flight Dispatcher - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $19

$16

$19

$16 - $19 Range

PSA Airlines
3.3

PSA Airlines

Flight Dispatcher - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $17

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

Executive Jet Management
3.2

Executive Jet Management

Flight Dispatcher

$48,306

 /yr
Range: $47K - $56K

$47K

$56K

$46,679 - $56,442 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Flight Dispatcher

$60,289

 /yr
Range: $50K - $64K

$50K

$64K

$49,514 - $64,453 Range

Trans States
3

Trans States

Flight Dispatcher - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $18 - $24

$18

$24

$18 - $24 Range

Delta Air Lines
4.4

Delta Air Lines

Flight Dispatcher
About 

$70K -$1M

$70K

$1M

$70,107 - $1,011,092 Range

ExpressJet Airlines
3.6

ExpressJet Airlines

Flight Dispatcher - Hourly
About 

$15 -$18

 hourly

$15

$18

$15 - $18 Range

GoJet Airlines
3.2

GoJet Airlines

Flight Dispatcher - Hourly
About 

$17 -$20

 hourly

$17

$20

$17 - $20 Range

Pacific Aviation
3.7

Pacific Aviation

Flight Dispatcher - Hourly
About 

$18 -$20

 hourly

$18

$20

$18 - $20 Range

Cape Air
3.8

Cape Air

Flight Dispatcher - Hourly
About 

$18 -$39

 hourly

$18

$39

$18 - $39 Range

UPS Airlines
3.2

UPS Airlines

Flight Dispatcher
About 

$75K -$89K

$75K

$89K

$74,502 - $88,590 Range

Epic Flight Academy
4

Epic Flight Academy

Flight Dispatcher - Hourly
About 

$13 -$14

 hourly

$13

$14

$13 - $14 Range

Coast Flight Training
1.7

Coast Flight Training

Flight Dispatcher - Hourly
About 

$11 -$13

 hourly

$11

$13

$11 - $13 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Flight Dispatcher salaries

The national average salary for a Flight Dispatcher is $56,335 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Flight Dispatcher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 130 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Flight Dispatcher employees.

The highest salary for a Flight Dispatcher in United States is $115,136 per year.

The lowest salary for a Flight Dispatcher in United States is $27,564 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent flight dispatcher salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$33,000
per year
A Dispatcher in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $33,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Dispatcher in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$32
hourly
A Dispatcher in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $32 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$15
hourly
An ERS Dispatcher in the Macon, GA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Macon, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$75,000
per year
A Train Dispatcher in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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