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Engine Dispatcher Salary
in Alabama, United States

$42,457 (USD)

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Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engine Dispatcher is $42,457 a year and $20 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for an Engine Dispatcher is between $31,401 and $51,658. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Assigns engines to locomotive engineers for train runs or for switching operations at railroad yard, industrial plant, quarry, construction project, or similar location: reads train orders or switching orders to ascertain length of run scheduled, type and tonnage of cargo to be transported, or number of switch engines required to complete switching assignments for day.
  • Assigns engine according to size and horsepower and records number and type of engine assigned.
  • Keeps records of number of engines and types of engines available, in use, and in repair or service shops.
  • Notifies hostler when engine can be delivered to switching crew or train crew.
  • When employed by establishment other than railroad, may be designated dispatcher, industrial locomotive.
Engine Dispatcher Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

Job family population: 198,520

Estimated population of Engine Dispatcher jobs: 6,972

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Engine Dispatcher Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Field Service Technician / Road Mechanic
Feb 12
Montgomery, AL, USA
Karcher North America Inc
Effective communication with Dispatch Call Center to ensure customer satisfaction. * Assess ... Material Handling, Floor care equipment or Liquid Propane (LP) Engine repair experience is a plus ...
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