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Load Dispatcher Salary
in Sacramento, California

$75,718 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$1,492

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 13, 2019

The average pay for a Load Dispatcher is $75,718 a year and $36 an hour in Sacramento, California, United States. The average salary range for a Load Dispatcher is between $54,305 and $93,359. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Load Dispatcher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Sacramento, California.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Coordinates activities of personnel engaged in operating generating stations, substations, and lines of electric power system or electrified railway system to ensure adequate production and distribution of electricity to meet power demands: in smaller system, calculates load estimates according to corrected weather and consumer-demand records and notifies switchboard operator at generating stations of electric power required to meet fluctuating demands; or in larger systems receives load schedule for various generating stations from power-plant operator.
  • Monitors control board showing operating condition of lines and equipment throughout system and makes adjustments or directs workers to make adjustments as conditions warrant.
  • Directs substation operator and other workers to deenergize malfunctioning circuits or adjusts switches to ensure safety of maintenance crew and avoid interruptions of service during repairs.
  • Notifies maintenance crew of location and deenergization of troubled sector, and verifies that workers are clear of repaired equipment before directing energization of circuit.
  • Contacts other utilities by telephone to arrange exchange of power according to existing contracts or in emergency and coordinates tie-in with other systems.
  • Compiles operational records.
  • May operate console of computer which is programmed to automatically perform load-control functions.
  • May calculate discharge rate of water in reservoirs utilizing reports of rain, river flow, and water level in reservoirs, and directs setting of watergates at hydroelect.
Load Dispatcher Job Prevalence in Sacramento, California, United States

Job family: Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Job family population: 11,620

Estimated population of Load Dispatcher jobs: 1,064

Rate of error: 3.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$87,778
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: Sacramento ( SAK-rə-MEN-toh; Spanish: [sakɾaˈmento]; Spanish for "sacrament") is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. Located at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in Northern California's Sacramento Valley, Sacramento's estimated 2018 population of 501,334 makes it the sixth-largest city in California and the ninth largest capital in the United States. Sacramento is the seat of the California Legislature and the Governor of California, making it the state's political center and a hub for lobbying and think tanks. Sacramento is also the cultural...

Load Dispatcher Job Listings for Sacramento, California

Transportation Dispatcher
Nov 27
Folsom, CA, USA
Location Services LLC
Job Summary The primary responsibility of the Dispatcher is the coordination of transportation of ... load board sites · Intake client quote requests, provide estimates to the Team Leader, and with ...
System Dispatcher
Dec 12
Roseville, United States
Northern California Power Agency "NCPA"
The System Dispatcher is responsible for dispatching system resources to match NCPA electrical load ... Directs member load reductions and performs other emergency operations as necessary. NCPA is ...
Truck Driver - Great Hometime - Earn Up to $85k/Year - Sign-On Bonus
Dec 5
Sacramento, CA, USA
TP Trucking
Paid upon 1st load * Paid Holidays * Excellent Equipment-Newer model Kenworth fleet * Top Notch ... Assigned, Tenured Dispatcher That Works WITH You & Your Schedule * Kenworth Fleet - all units less ...
CDL A Driver Local
Nov 18
Sacramento, CA, USA
Paramount Placement
Load and unload cargo * Properly track and document activity log * Report any issues or incidents to dispatch * Inspect truck before and after trip Qualifications: * Previous experience in truck ...
Class A Driver
Dec 7
Elk Grove, CA, USA
Building Material Distributors, Inc.
Load and unload cargo * Properly track and document activity log * Report any issues or incidents to dispatch * Inspect truck before and after trip Qualifications: * Previous experience in truck ...

The average pay for a Load Dispatcher is $75,718 a year and $36 an hour in Sacramento, California, United States. The average salary range for a Load Dispatcher is between $54,305 and $93,359. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Load Dispatcher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Sacramento, California.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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