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Train Dispatcher Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$37,548 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Train Dispatcher is $37,548 a year and $18 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Train Dispatcher is between $27,961 and $45,533. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Train Dispatcher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Coordinates railroad traffic on specified section of line from ctc (centralized-traffic-control) unit that electrically activates track switches and signals: reads train orders and schedules to familiarize self with scheduled runs, destination of trains, times of arrivals and departures, and priority of trains.
  • Monitors ctc panelboard that indicates location of trains by lights that illuminate as train passes specified positions on run.
  • Operates controls to activate track switches and traffic signals.
  • Reroutes trains or signals locomotive engineer to stop train or change speed according to traffic conditions.
  • Talks by telephone with crewmembers to relay changes in train orders and schedules, and to receive notification of emergency stops, delays, or accidents.
  • Records time each train reaches specified point, time messages are given or received, and name of person giving or receiving message.
  • May chart train movements on graph to estimate arrival times at specified points.
  • May operate teletypewriter to transmit messages to freight offices or other points along line.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Train Dispatcher Job Listings for Arkansas, United States

Jan 6
Little Rock, AR, USA
Fleet manager/Dispatching experience is a must. Complete understanding of over the road dispatching as well as computer skills will help qualify the successful candidate. A college degree is always ...
Jan 18
Fort Smith, USA
OfficeTeam has an excellent opportunity for an articulate, highly-skilled Dispatcher. Are you an independent worker who has experience dispatching techs, taking orders, and making tickets? If so ...
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Nov 10
El Dorado, United States
Uber Driver Partners
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OTR CDL A Flatbed Owner Operator Truck Drivers - Make Up To $260,000 Annually!! (Dardanelle)
Dec 1
Carrier One
We are 100% NON-FORCED dispatch, and with a fleet of 100% Owner Operators you can rest assured you ... Have 6 months of flatbed experience (or the willingness to train) * Don t have flatbed experience
Class A CDL Owner Operator Flatbed Driver - Bentonville
Jan 17
Bentonville, United States
Carrier One
NON-FORCED dispatch and never compete with company drivers for freight. * 25 to 1 Driver to Fleet ... Have 6 months of flatbed experience (or the willingness to train) * Be 23 Years of Age or Older