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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,900
25th Percentile Wage
$67,580
50th Percentile Wage
$81,900
75th Percentile Wage
$96,870
90th Percentile Wage
$110,340

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 $110,340. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $81,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,900. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 108% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of power distributors and dispatchers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201681,9001.29%12.47%
201580,8403.22%-
201478,2404.04%-
201375,0804.52%-
201271,690--

Table 2. Power Distributors and Dispatcher Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of power distributors and dispatchers in 7 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 management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $88,250. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $55,470).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$88,250
Federal, State, and Local Government
$87,060
Utilities
$81,000
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$78,430
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$74,220
Manufacturing
$72,890
Educational Services
$55,470

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 $101,510. The highest paying state for power distributors and dispatchers is Washington with a median annual salary of $101,510. 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
$101,510
Connecticut
$97,510
New York
$96,020
Nevada
$95,280
Alaska
$94,140
New Jersey
$93,790
Wyoming
$93,140
Oregon
$92,350
Colorado
$92,200
Idaho
$91,560
Iowa
$91,490
Wisconsin
$90,630
Massachusetts
$90,340
Arizona
$90,100
Kentucky
$89,520
Utah
$89,280
Minnesota
$89,190
New Mexico
$88,280
Nebraska
$87,990
Missouri
$87,640
Montana
$84,740
Alabama
$83,760
Illinois
$82,300
Georgia
$82,090
Kansas
$81,400
Oklahoma
$81,330
West Virginia
$80,150
Delaware
$79,980
Arkansas
$79,780
California
$79,260
North Carolina
$78,170
Indiana
$76,880
Ohio
$76,310
Michigan
$76,070
Virginia
$75,890
Maryland
$74,980
Pennsylvania
$72,540
Florida
$70,000
Mississippi
$69,160
Texas
$64,930
Tennessee
$64,210
South Carolina
$49,270
Louisiana
$42,500



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