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Load Dispatcher Salary
in Alexandria, Virginia

$77,477 (USD)

Average Salary

$37/hr

Average Hourly

$1,526

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

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The average pay for a Load Dispatcher is $77,477 a year and $37 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Load Dispatcher is between $55,567 and $95,528. 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 Alexandria, Virginia.

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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 Alexandria, Virginia, 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:
$89,817
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Alexandria, Virginia

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Description: Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 139,966, and in 2016, the population was estimated to be 160,530. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington, D.C. Like the rest of Northern Virginia, as well as Central Maryland, modern Alexandria has been influenced by its proximity to the U.S. capital. It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract...

Load Dispatcher Job Listings for Alexandria, Virginia

Hot Shot/Multi-Car Load Booker/Dispatcher/Driver Manager
Jul 17
Springfield, VA, USA
UNITY TOWING AND TRUCKING INC
We have 2-3 Drivers/ trucks that haul 4-9 cars per load. We are looking for someone to Book Loads for Drivers. Manage the drivers routes, track and ensure payment is collected for each load. Audit ...
Dispatcher
Jul 9
Columbia, MD, USA
Accounting Principals
Dispatcher Ajilon is looking to hire a Dispatcher in Columbia, MD. This contract requires an ... load type management, customer expectations, landfill requirements, and several other factors · ...
Dispatch Supervisor
May 28
us
Mainfreight Americas
DISPATCHER/LOAD PLANNER MAINFREIGHT TRANSPORT, BALTIMORE An opportunity exists to join our Domestic Transport team as a Dispatch Supervisor based in Baltimore, Maryland. This is an excellent ...
Dispatcher / Customer Service Representative
May 23
Brandywine, MD, USA
FGO Logistics
Job Description- Dispatcher The Dispatcher is responsible for providing support for all home ... Must have the ability to prioritize work load and manage time. * Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus.
Dispatcher / Customer Service Representative
Jul 11
Columbia, MD, USA
Collabera
Assigns all work, both same day and next day, to drivers considering load type management, customer ... Supports dispatchers as he/she fields incoming calls from customers, and e-mails from customer ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Load Dispatcher is $77,477 a year and $37 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Load Dispatcher is between $55,567 and $95,528. 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 Alexandria, Virginia.

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Load Dispatcher Job Listings for Alexandria, Virginia

Hot Shot/Multi-Car Load Booker/Dispatcher/Driver Manager
Jul 17
Springfield, VA, USA
UNITY TOWING AND TRUCKING INC
We have 2-3 Drivers/ trucks that haul 4-9 cars per load. We are looking for someone to Book Loads for Drivers. Manage the drivers routes, track and ensure payment is collected for each load. Audit ...
Dispatcher
Jul 9
Columbia, MD, USA
Accounting Principals
Dispatcher Ajilon is looking to hire a Dispatcher in Columbia, MD. This contract requires an ... load type management, customer expectations, landfill requirements, and several other factors · ...
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