Career Profile

Power Distributors & Dispatchers

Education High school diploma or equivalent
This is the typical education required for an entry-level position.
Earnings $82,500
This is the typical median salary earned for an entry-level position.

Power Distributors & Dispatchers coordinate, regulate, or distribute electricity or steam.

General Information

Coordinate, regulate, or distribute electricity or steam.

Power Distributors & Dispatchers

Occupational Outlook

For the Rural Capital Area


Job Opportunities

Over the next five years, an average of 5 openings per year are projected for Power Distributors & Dispatchers.


Employment Change

Employment for Power Distributors & Dispatchers is forecasted to increase on par with the regional average by 9.0% between 2022 and 2027.


Earnings Potential

An average worker in this occupation is paid $39.67/hour. Entry level workers are paid $28.81, while experienced workers are paid $45.10. The median wage is significantly above average regional wages across occupations.

Local Employment Opportunities

There are 43 Power Distributors & Dispatchers in the RCA region. By 2027 this number could reach 47.

Top 5 Employing Industries, Locally

The top industries employing Power Distributors & Dispatchers are Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities, and Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools.

Knowledge Areas

The top most significant knowledge categories for Power Distributors & Dispatchers include Public Safety and Security, English Language, and Engineering and Technology.

Educational Attainment Patterns

The most common level of education for Power Distributors & Dispatchers is Some college, no degree. 38% of people employed in these roles have some form of college degree.

Sources: BLS   JobsEQ®   ONET