Salary for Power Distributors and Dispatchers

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Also known as:  Power System Dispatcher, Steam and Power Panel Operator, Steam Plant Control Room Operator, Substation Operator helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Power distributors and dispatchers coordinate, distribute and regulate steam and/or electricity. Their work environment can be stressful and dangerous, as they are sometimes asked to deal with hazardous materials. Potential applicants for this position are usually asked to have completed vocational school in order to be considered. After being hired, an employer usually requires up to two years of job training on-site.

A Power Distributor or Dispatcher can receive an average pay level of between $58,450 and $129,010 based on tenure level. can expect an average pay level of ninety-three thousand two hundred and sixty dollars per annum.

have the highest pay levels in Washington, where they can get average pay scales of near $120,360. Employees with these job titles can obtain the highest salaries in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they can earn job pay of $105,650.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 60.33 percent nationwide in that time.


Power Distributors and Dispatchers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
Public Administration
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Other Services (except Public Administration)
Educational Services
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction