Cargo and Freight Agents


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Cargo and Freight Agents

Cargo and Freight Agents - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by employer and area of the country. The agent's level of experience and responsibility also affect wages.

Transportation agents who work full time usually receive benefits. Typical benefits include sick leave, paid vacation, and health insurance.

Cargo and freight agents (SOC 43-5011)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $17.90 $22.94 $28.12
Yearly $37,233 $47,707 $58,489
    Cook County Hourly $18.02 $22.97 $27.99
Yearly $37,486 $47,769 $58,215
    Du Page County Hourly $17.55 $23.06 $28.58
Yearly $36,507 $47,971 $59,448
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $14.35 $16.38 $18.54
Yearly $29,847 $34,064 $38,570
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $17.37 $19.78 $22.40
Yearly $36,136 $41,146 $46,586
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $20.04 $25.65 $29.20
Yearly $41,688 $53,359 $60,738
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $17.57 $19.69 $22.62
Yearly $36,546 $40,957 $47,058
    Will County Hourly $12.17 $19.32 $25.51
Yearly $25,312 $40,182 $53,052
United States Hourly $16.39 $21.03 $26.90
Yearly $34,080 $43,740 $55,940

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.