$41,873
Avg. Salary
$15.37
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,171

Bonus

$4,000

Profit Sharing

$12,742

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Freight Broker is $15.37 per hour.

The median Freight Broker has a base pay of $41,873. Salaries generally range from $31k to $67k. The median bonus is $5,171. Skills that can affect salary include Negotiation, Sales, Logistics, Customer Service, Sales Management, Inside Sales.
$10.13
10%
$15.37
50%
$23.69
90%
MEDIAN $15.37
$31k
10%
$42k
50%
$67k
90%
MEDIAN $41,873
$30,878 - $67,427
$31K
$42K
$67K
MEDIAN: $41,873
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$0$73K
Salary $30,878 - $67,427
Bonus $1,350 - $24,348
Profit Sharing $4,000
Commission $2,000 - $34,374
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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$29,319 - $73,061
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 498
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $10.13 - $23.69
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $12.60 - $37.11
Annual Data $0$73K
Bonus $1,350 - $24,348
Commission $2,000 - $34,374
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$29,319 - $73,061
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 123

Job Description for Freight Broker

A freight broker is a key employee in the logistics operation of any company doing a significant portion of their business in shipping and delivery. The broker typically uses a variety of computer software to help him or her efficiently schedule freight deliveries and pickups. He or she helps ensure that personnel and fleet vehicles and equipment are adequate to handle these needs and also has strong organizational skills to ensure that specialized cargo is correctly matched to the proper shipping containers and vehicles.

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Freight Broker


Freight Brokers flock to allen lund company for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $48K lead the pack in compensation.

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Popular Skills for Freight Broker


Survey results suggest that Freight Brokers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Sales Management, Sales, Inside Sales, and Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 8 percent. The majority of those who know Negotiation also know Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Freight Broker

Pay by Experience for a Freight Broker has a positive trend. An entry-level Freight Broker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 252 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Freight Broker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Freight Broker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 70 salaries. A Freight Broker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

30%

National Average: $44,469

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Freight Broker Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Freight Broker?

Freight Broker in Detroit:
If your customer is calling you. You are not doing your job. Keep them informed.

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Key Stats for Freight Broker

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Freight Broker Salaries

▲40%

▲21%

▲16%

National Average
$44,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Freight Broker Salaries

Sales Management
▲10%

▲6%

Inside Sales
▲6%

▲5%

▲4%


National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 29%