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Load Dispatcher Salary
in Texas, United States

$66,527 (USD)

Average Salary

$32/hr

Average Hourly

$1,311

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Load Dispatcher is $66,527 a year and $32 an hour in Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Load Dispatcher is between $47,714 and $82,028. 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 Texas, 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 Texas, 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:
$77,123
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Texas, United States

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Description: Texas (, locally ; Spanish: Texas or Tejas, pronounced [ˈtexas] (listen)) is the second largest state in the United States by area (after Alaska) and population (after California). Located in the South Central region, Texas shares borders with the states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast. Houston is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth largest in the U.S., while San Antonio is the second-most...

Load Dispatcher Job Listings for Texas, United States

CDL-A Truck Driver: Owner Operators Paid 75% of Load - $500 kick off cash paid on 1st Dispatch! - Dr
Dec 3
Weatherford, TX, USA
National Truckin Magazine
Solid Income & Dedicated Dispatcher Team. We help getting you rolling - $500 kick off cash paid on ... Paid 75% of Load, Top Earnings! High freight Rate Paid Orientation $500 Kick Off Cash, upon 1st ...
Freight Dispatcher
Nov 14
Houston, TX, USA
Manufacturing, Inc.
JOB DESCRIPTION The Freight Dispatcher will be responsible for posting loads onto the Truckstop load board, select brokers based on their best rate and performance status, and communicate necessary ...
Night Dispatcher
Nov 19
us
VSS Carriers, Inc.
Ensure drivers have an adequate understanding of all details of customer and company expectations on every load at point of dispatch. * Daily accounting of all assigned tractors and drivers
Dispatcher (3rd Shift)
Nov 4
Laredo, TX, USA
Carter Express
Position Description This position is responsible for managing milk run /truck load and all ... Dispatch/transportation experience a plus. * Prior Route Management experience a plus. * Must be ...
Operations Supervisor, Dock/Dispatch
Nov 11
Dallas, TX, USA
R+L Carriers
Timely dispatching of LTL Loads * Other duties as assigned by the Service Center Manager Requirements / Qualifications: * Candidates must have proven basic leadership experience. * Must have the ...

The average pay for a Load Dispatcher is $66,527 a year and $32 an hour in Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Load Dispatcher is between $47,714 and $82,028. 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 Texas, 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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