Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Freight Forwarder is $44,086
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Freight Forwarders?
An entry-level Freight Forwarder with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,073 based on 20 salaries. An early career Freight Forwarder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,527 based on 132 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Freight Forwarders Do?
Freight forwarders are responsible for organizing and coordinating the transport of cargo from its point of origin to a specified end location. The freight forwarder manages contracts with manufacturers and uses all acceptable forms of transportation (such as trucks, ships, and airplanes) to ensure delivery is as quick and cost-efficient as possible. Freight forwarders are expected to negotiate for the most cost-effective carriers to move the cargo safely and efficiently; it is common for a …Read more