Cargo and Freight Agent Salary

The average wage for a Cargo and Freight Agent is $13.45 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$26,000 - $64,900
$26K
$38K
$65K
MEDIAN: $38,402
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50%
90%

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$10.06 - $21.11
$10
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.06
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$0$64K
Salary $26,000 - $64,900
Bonus $1,500
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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$23,248 - $55,123
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $10.06 - $21.11
Overtime $5.75 - $33.60
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $1,500
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).
)
$23,248 - $55,123
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

Job Description for Cargo and Freight Agent

A cargo and freight agent helps customers ship various goods through air, flight and sea transportation. The agent helps individual customers or companies that need help related to transportation logistics, assisting them in choosing a shipping method that will best suit their budget, needs and time constraints. As the shipment moves from one location to another, the agent follows up with customers to provide updates and attempt to remedy slow shipping situations as needed. The agent may work with methods of transportation based within their company and/or with third parties to meet customers' transportation needs.

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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.

Cargo and Freight Agent Job Listings

Key Stats for Cargo and Freight Agent

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Cargo and Freight Agent Salaries

Mid-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 31%