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 $17.45 $21.12 $27.13
Yearly $36,303 $43,936 $56,429
    Cook County Hourly $17.55 $20.71 $26.54
Yearly $36,503 $43,075 $55,207
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $14.86 $19.96 $24.26
Yearly $30,912 $41,512 $50,455
    Du Page County Hourly $16.96 $21.79 $28.09
Yearly $35,279 $45,326 $58,420
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $20.48 $26.43 $29.97
Yearly $42,603 $54,971 $62,343
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly (1) (1) (1)
    Will County Hourly $14.47 $20.08 $25.98
Yearly $30,106 $41,771 $54,045
United States Hourly $16.54 $21.04 $26.95
Yearly $34,400 $43,770 $56,060
(1) Wage estimate isn't available.

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