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Power Distributors and Dispatcher Salary Information

The salary statistics of power distributors and dispatchers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of power distributors and dispatchers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The power distributors and dispatchers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Power Distributors and Dispatcher Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,090
25th Percentile Wage
$68,070
50th Percentile Wage
$82,510
75th Percentile Wage
$97,840
90th Percentile Wage
$111,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for power distributors and dispatchers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) power distributors and dispatchers is $111,250. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $82,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,090. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 105% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of power distributors and dispatchers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$82,510
0.74% 13.11%
2016
$81,900
1.29% -
2015
$80,840
3.22% -
2014
$78,240
4.04% -
2013
$75,080
4.52% -
2012
$71,690
- -

Table 2. Power Distributors and Dispatcher Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of power distributors and dispatchers in 10 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for power distributors and dispatchers occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $93,140. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $62,410).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$93,140
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$89,440
Federal, State, and Local Government
$86,540
Transportation and Warehousing
$83,620
Utilities
$81,670
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$78,430
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$74,220
Manufacturing
$73,780
Construction
$70,820
Educational Services
$62,410

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Power Distributors and Dispatchers by States

From the above tables we note that not only power distributors and dispatchers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of power distributors and dispatchers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $42,500 to $104,530. The highest paying state for power distributors and dispatchers is Washington with a median annual salary of $104,530. The lowest paying state is Louisiana with a median annual salary of $42,500. For more salary information of power distributors and dispatchers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Washington
$104,530
Alaska
$102,470
New York
$100,570
Kentucky
$99,060
Nevada
$97,150
Wyoming
$95,830
Idaho
$93,440
Missouri
$93,320
Oregon
$93,140
Arizona
$93,100
New Hampshire
$92,970
Montana
$92,730
North Dakota
$92,720
Nebraska
$92,380
Minnesota
$92,130
Colorado
$91,850
Wisconsin
$91,510
Utah
$91,250
New Jersey
$91,250
Hawaii
$90,570
Massachusetts
$90,500
New Mexico
$88,810
Connecticut
$87,850
North Carolina
$87,620
Alabama
$86,310
Kansas
$85,650
Illinois
$85,470
Michigan
$83,840
Iowa
$83,520
Oklahoma
$82,200
West Virginia
$80,750
Delaware
$79,980
Ohio
$79,310
Arkansas
$77,910
California
$77,740
Indiana
$77,720
Georgia
$77,610
Pennsylvania
$74,980
Virginia
$74,740
Florida
$70,610
Mississippi
$69,900
Maryland
$69,450
Tennessee
$65,800
Texas
$63,890
Maine
$58,160
South Carolina
$49,270
Louisiana
$42,500



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