Average Freight Forwarder Salary in Australia

AU$52,013
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AU$5,733
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The average salary for a Freight Forwarder in Australia is AU$52,013.
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AU$40k
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AU$52k
90%
AU$72k
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AU$40k - AU$72k
Bonus
AU$3k - AU$8k
Total Pay
AU$40k - AU$70k

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Job Description for Freight Forwarder

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

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Popular Skills for Freight Forwarder

Skills in Logistics, Shipping, Import Compliance and Export Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Freight Forwarder

An entry-level Freight Forwarder with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$48,248 based on 8 salaries. An early career Freight Forwarder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$50,731 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Freight Forwarder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$58,395 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Freight Forwarder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$68,214 based on 13 salaries.
Employees with Freight Forwarder in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 4.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (4.5% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (20.7% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 99 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.1%
Early Career
56.6%
Mid Career
22.2%
Experienced
13.1%

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