Cargo and Freight Agent Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Cargo and Freight Agent is $36,044 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Cargo and Freight Agent Salary (?
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$25,553 - $49,974
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $36,043
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Cargo and Freight Agent Salary (?
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$9.25 - $21.24
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,553 - $49,974  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,743 - $50,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.25 - $21.24  
   
Overtime
$8.44 - $35.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,743 - $50,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Job Description for Cargo and Freight Agent

  • Inspect equipment to prevent damage or injury.
  • Load and unload cargo from pallets and containers.
  • Communicate with customers picking up or dropping off cargo.
  • Perform freight transfers.

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Experience Affects Cargo and Freight Agent Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 26%