Freight Broker Salary (United States)

A Freight Broker earns an average salary of $42,215 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Freight Broker Salary (?
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$30,172 - $61,099
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $42,215
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Freight Broker Salary (?
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$11.00 - $21.56
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,172 - $61,099  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,298  
Commission
$3,010 - $49,833  
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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$30,397 - $72,974  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $21.56  
   
Overtime
$17.69 - $28.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,298  
   
Commission
$3,010 - $49,833  
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).
)
$30,397 - $72,974  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Freight Broker

  • Rate loads for current and prospective clients.
  • Cultivate new business and manage existing accounts.
  • Build relationships with existing carrier database.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with current and prospective clients.
  • Arrange for freight transportation using internal systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Freight Broker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Freight Broker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%
Experienced
up arrow 37%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$44,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Freight Broker Salaries

Sales
up arrow 8%
National Average
$44,000
Negotiation
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 21%
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