£20,994
Avg. Salary
£7.20
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£1,500

Bonus

£2,000

Profit Sharing

£5,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Freight Forwarder is £7.20 per hour.

The average pay for a Freight Forwarder is £20,994 per year.

£6.95
10%
£7.20
50%
£11.00
90%
MEDIAN £7.20
£14k
10%
£21k
50%
£30k
90%
MEDIAN £20,994
£14,263 - £29,673
£14K
£21K
£30K
MEDIAN: £20,994
10%
50%
90%
£6.95 - £11.00
£7
MEDIAN: £7.20
50%
£0£30K
Salary £14,263 - £29,673
Bonus £1,500
Profit Sharing £2,000
Commission £5,000
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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£14,263 - £30,513
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 21 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 79
Hourly Data £0£12
Hourly Rate £7.20
Overtime £13.00
Annual Data £0£30K
Bonus £1,500
Commission £5,000
Profit Sharing £2,000
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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£14,263 - £30,513
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 21 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Freight Forwarder

Freight forwarders are responsible for organizing and coordinating the transport of cargo from its point of origin to a specified end location. The freight forwarder manages contracts with manufacturers and uses all acceptable forms of transportation (such as trucks, ships, and airplanes) to ensure delivery is as quick and cost-efficient as possible. Freight forwarders are expected to negotiate for the most cost-effective carriers to move the cargo safely and efficiently; it is common for a forwarder to propose a bid to carriers to find the most suitable one to start the shipping process.

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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.

Freight Forwarder Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Freight Forwarder

Pay by Experience for a Freight Forwarder has a positive trend. An entry-level Freight Forwarder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤18,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Freight Forwarder with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤22,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Freight Forwarder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤25,000 based on 10 salaries. A Freight Forwarder with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤25,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Freight Forwarder

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Freight Forwarder Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
₤21,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 78%