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Load Dispatcher Salary
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$67,338 (USD)

Average Salary

$32/hr

Average Hourly

$1,327

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 13, 2019

The average pay for a Load Dispatcher is $67,338 a year and $32 an hour in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Load Dispatcher is between $48,295 and $83,027. 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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 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:
$78,063
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Load Dispatcher Job Listings for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

HVAC Dispatcher
Nov 27
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Titan HVAC Inc.
... loads and assign appointments based on technician's abilities · Relay accurate information to ... Dispatcher Requirements and Qualifications · High school diploma or equivalent required · ...
Medical Equipment Delivery Technician (Driving, Distribution, Dispatch)
Sep 24
Pittsburgh, United States
UPMC
You'll also serve as a dispatcher, coordinating the activities of the Medical Equipment Delivery ... to load/unload equipment onto trucks daily, to stand/kneel/squat for extended periods of time ...
CDL A Company Driver
Nov 18
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
McQuaide Logistics
Report any issues or incidents to dispatch * Maintain safety of equipment Qualifications: * 2 years ... with loads from the spot market. This ensures the highest possible revenue for each truck and ...
CDL A Company Driver
Nov 18
Washington, PA, USA
McQuaide Logistics
Report any issues or incidents to dispatch * Maintain safety of equipment Qualifications: * 2 years ... with loads from the spot market. This ensures the highest possible revenue for each truck and ...
Administrative Assistant
Oct 17
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Sterling Office Professionals
Occasional Saturdays dependent on work load. Provide general administrative support by preparing ... Serve as backup to General Manager's office, dispatch and service department. Perform other duties ...

The average pay for a Load Dispatcher is $67,338 a year and $32 an hour in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Load Dispatcher is between $48,295 and $83,027. 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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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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... loads and assign appointments based on technician's abilities · Relay accurate information to ... Dispatcher Requirements and Qualifications · High school diploma or equivalent required · ...
Medical Equipment Delivery Technician (Driving, Distribution, Dispatch)
Sep 24
Pittsburgh, United States
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You'll also serve as a dispatcher, coordinating the activities of the Medical Equipment Delivery ... to load/unload equipment onto trucks daily, to stand/kneel/squat for extended periods of time ...
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