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Load Dispatcher Salary
in Minnesota, United States

$69,653 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,372

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Load Dispatcher is $69,653 a year and $33 an hour in Minnesota, United States. The average salary range for a Load Dispatcher is between $49,956 and $85,882. 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 Minnesota, United States.

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 Minnesota, 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:
$80,747
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Minnesota, United States

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Description: Minnesota ( (listen)) is a state in the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and northern regions of the United States. Minnesota was admitted as the 32nd U.S. state on May 11, 1858, created from the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory. The state has many lakes, and is known as the "Land of 10,000 Lakes". Its official motto is L'Étoile du Nord (French: Star of the North). Minnesota is the 12th largest in area and the 22nd most populous of the U.S. states; nearly 55% of its residents live in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area (known as the "Twin Cities"). This area has the largest concentration of transportation...

Load Dispatcher Job Listings for Minnesota, United States

UPS PT Feeder Dispatch Supervisor
Nov 25
Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
UPS
He/She supervises Dispatch planning to ensure loads and tractors are assigned to drivers to meet service goals. This position reviews and analyzes data (e.g., volume, missed packages, delivery ...
Long Haul Driver - CDL A
Oct 16
Ramsey County, United States
ManpowerGroup Solutions
Communicates any issues to Transportation Manager/Supervisor and/or Dispatcher for resolution. Ensures load is secured prior to operating vehicle on public highway. Ensures that assigned paperwork is ...
Long Haul Driver - CDL A
Oct 13
Saint Paul, MN, USA
ManpowerGroup Solutions
Communicates any issues to Transportation Manager/Supervisor and/or Dispatcher for resolution. *Ensures load is secured prior to operating vehicle on public highway. *Ensures that assigned paperwork ...
National Accounts Representative (Onsite at Target Location)
Nov 8
Fridley, MN, USA
Anderson Trucking Service
Communicates with dispatchers to provide information on the current service needs of customers. * Obtains credit approval on customers' loads by verifying current credit status and working with the ...
Operations Support
Nov 12
Saint Paul, MN, USA
Sunset Transportation
In the Operations Support role, you will manage daily functions that are vital to our continued success, including, but not limited to, dispatching freight, managing and building loads in company ...

The average pay for a Load Dispatcher is $69,653 a year and $33 an hour in Minnesota, United States. The average salary range for a Load Dispatcher is between $49,956 and $85,882. 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 Minnesota, United States.

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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He/She supervises Dispatch planning to ensure loads and tractors are assigned to drivers to meet service goals. This position reviews and analyzes data (e.g., volume, missed packages, delivery ...
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