Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Freight Broker is $45,986
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Freight Brokers?
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 $35,608 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Freight Broker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,072 based on 9 salaries.
What Do Freight Brokers Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.