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Load Dispatcher Salary
in Raleigh, North Carolina

$67,846 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,337

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 25, 2020

The average pay for a Load Dispatcher is $67,846 a year and $33 an hour in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Load Dispatcher is between $48,660 and $83,654. 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 Raleigh, North Carolina.

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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Job Summary

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 Raleigh, North Carolina, 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%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$78,652
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: Raleigh (; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is the second-largest city in the state, after Charlotte. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 469,298 as of July 1, 2018. It is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County. Raleigh...

Load Dispatcher Job Listings for Raleigh, North Carolina

C.D.L. Class A Truck Driver with a minimum of 2 years experience
Nov 4
Garner, NC, USA
D.P. Trucking
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 Truck Driver - Local Driving Only
Jan 23
Dunn, NC, USA
Pallet Consultants
Load and unload cargo * Properly track and document activity log * Report any issues or incidents to dispatch immediately * Inspect truck before and after trip Qualifications: * Previous experience ...
Truck Driver Class A OTR or Regional
Jan 13
Durham, NC, USA
NC Lanes LLC
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 ...
Residential Assistant Field Supervisor-HVAC Install
Oct 31
Raleigh, NC, USA
EMCOR Group
Schedule and dispatch any new and ongoing service orders. * Inform sales staff of any potential ... All Residential Installation Mechanics typically load and unload materials for projects and move ...
Driver Contractors With or Without Own Tow Vehicle Local Regional OTR and Next Day Pay
Jan 10
Durham, NC, USA
TruckMovers
You choose the types of loads you deliver. Your investment in equipment is minimal and you won't ... No Forced Dispatch * No Truck/Vehicle Ownership * Unparalleled Contractor Support * Occupational ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Load Dispatcher is $67,846 a year and $33 an hour in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Load Dispatcher is between $48,660 and $83,654. 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 Raleigh, North Carolina.

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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