Average Freight Broker Salary

$42,589
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,761
Bonus
$12,136
Commission
$3,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Freight Broker is $42,589.
10%
$32k
MEDIAN
$43k
90%
$65k
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Salary
$32k - $65k
Bonus
$1k - $24k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $5k
Commission
$2k - $35k
Total Pay
$30k - $71k

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Job Description for Freight Broker

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

Job Satisfaction for Freight Broker

3.8 out of 5
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Highly Satisfied
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Popular Skills for Freight Broker

Skills in Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales, Customer Service, Negotiation and Logistics.

Pay by Experience Level for Freight Broker

An entry-level Freight Broker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $37,781 based on 61 salaries. An early career Freight Broker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,913 based on 262 salaries. A mid-career Freight Broker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,991 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Freight Broker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,214 based on 75 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,226.
Employees with Freight Broker in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 26.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (15.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (11.9% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 533 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.4%
Early Career
49.2%
Mid Career
19.5%
Experienced
14.1%
Late Career
5.8%