Average Cargo and Freight Agent Hourly Pay

$15.25
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$1,200
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The average hourly pay for a Cargo and Freight Agent is $15.25.
10%
$11.19
MEDIAN
$15.25
90%
$21.30
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$11 - $21
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What Do Cargo and Freight Agents Do?

Cargo and Freight Agent 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.

Job Satisfaction for Cargo and Freight Agent

3.4 out of 5
(8)
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What Are Popular Skills for Cargo and Freight Agents?

Skills in Microsoft Excel, Shipping and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cargo and Freight Agents?

An entry-level Cargo and Freight Agent with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.77 based on 5 salaries. An early career Cargo and Freight Agent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.33 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Cargo and Freight Agent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.01 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Cargo and Freight Agent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.49 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Cargo and Freight Agent in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 13.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (11.1% more) and Houston, Texas (9.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.4%
Early Career
45.8%
Mid Career
14.6%
Experienced
14.6%
Late Career
14.6%