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Load Dispatcher Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$70,264 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$1,384

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Load Dispatcher is $70,264 a year and $34 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Load Dispatcher is between $50,394 and $86,636. 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 Dallas, Texas.

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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 Dallas, Texas, United States

Job family: Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Job family population: 12,110

Estimated population of Load Dispatcher jobs: 1,109

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$81,456
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Dallas, Texas

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Description: Dallas () is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea. It is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, the fourth-largest metropolitan area in...

Load Dispatcher Job Listings for Dallas, Texas

Dispatcher
Jun 11
Carrollton, TX, USA
Pratt Industries
Dispatcher Job Description The Dispatcher is responsible for all driver load assignments and other delivery service tasks for the fleet supporting the operations. This position will report to the ...
Intermodal Dispatch Coordinator
Jun 19
Dallas, TX, USA
Allstar Drayage
Pre-planning activities including scheduling and load planning. * Track and manage container and equipment movement, including useage costs. * Driver dispatch and support. Monitor driver hours of ...
Night Dispatcher
Jun 27
Lancaster, TX, USA
KLLM Transport Services, LLC.
... Dispatch all loads thoroughly to drivers to ensure that all vital information is passed onto the driver to increase the satisfaction of our external customers. · Trace shipments being transported by ...
Rockwall Dispatcher
Apr 17
Rockwall, TX, USA
Pratt Industries
Dispatcher Job Description The Dispatcher is responsible for all driver load assignments and other delivery service tasks for the fleet supporting the operations. This position will report to the ...
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Jun 5
Dallas, TX, USA
TJ McDermott Transportation Co., Inc.
Dedicated dispatch 24/7 Responsibilities: * Safely operate a heavy or tractor-trailer truck * Load and unload cargo * Properly track and document activity log * Report any issues or incidents to ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Load Dispatcher is $70,264 a year and $34 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Load Dispatcher is between $50,394 and $86,636. 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 Dallas, Texas.

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Load Dispatcher Job Listings for Dallas, Texas

Dispatcher
Jun 11
Carrollton, TX, USA
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Dispatcher Job Description The Dispatcher is responsible for all driver load assignments and other delivery service tasks for the fleet supporting the operations. This position will report to the ...
Intermodal Dispatch Coordinator
Jun 19
Dallas, TX, USA
Allstar Drayage
Pre-planning activities including scheduling and load planning. * Track and manage container and equipment movement, including useage costs. * Driver dispatch and support. Monitor driver hours of ...
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