How much does a Freight Forwarder make? The average Freight Forwarder salary is $52,159 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $41,493 and $74,275. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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DynCorp International LLC. - Springfield , VA
Documents, tracks and reports the flow of materials and equipment between requestor, approver, buyer, vendor, freight forwarder, receiving HUB and receiving site to ensure items are being delivered ...
Lensa - 12 days ago
PrideStaff - Herndon, VA - Dulles , VA
Support the daily operations of freight forwarding division. Coordinate door-to-door international export shipments. Responsible for supporting shipping needs of government and commercial accounts ...
ZipRecruiter - 56 days ago
PrideStaff - Herndon, VA - Dulles , VA
Knowledge of International Freight Forwarding operations (Air Freight, Ocean Freight, Customs Brokerage) * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Strong working knowledge of Microsoft ...
ZipRecruiter - 53 days ago
Titus Transport Holdings - Salem , VA
Monitor productive and on-time pick-up and delivery of freight at customer locations, and other functions * Communicate company safety program and enforce safety rules and compliance with all ...
ZipRecruiter - 86 days ago
Emerge - Richmond , VA
Independent Freight Agent Job Type: Full-time; Work from home Emerge is one of the fastest-growing startups in the U.S. and is transforming the $800 billion transportation and logistics industry with ...
TopUSAJobs - 56 days ago
KT&G USA Corporation - Annandale , VA
Link new retail accounts with distributors by forwarding the initial order. * Create and increase Brand Awareness at Retail level * Make KT&G brands more visible to consumersb by installing and ...
JobTarget - 8 days ago

Freight Forwarder Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Freight Forwarder between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Freight Forwarder in each city.
Click to see the salary for Freight Forwarder in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $65,199
Washington, DC $58,063
Miami, FL $50,777
Chicago, IL $55,335
Boston, MA $58,768
New York, NY $62,747
Dallas, TX $51,820
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What is the average salary for Freight Forwarder in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Freight Forwarder in the United States. The base salary for Freight Forwarder ranges from $41,493 to $74,275 with the average base salary of $52,159. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $41,493 to $74,275 with the average total cash compensation of $52,159.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $52,159 $41,493 - $74,275
Bonus $0 $0 - $0
Total Pay $52,159 $41,493 - $74,275
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What's the difference between Freight Coordinator and Freight Forwarder?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Freight Forwarder is $52,159, and the average salary of Freight Coordinator is $37,001. The average salary of Freight Coordinator is lower than Freight Forwarder. ( 2020-10-28 )
I am a Freight Forwarder, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Freight Forwarder. a Freight Forwarder Salary in New Britain, CT is $56,332 as of October 28, 2020; a Freight Forwarder Salary in Barnstable, MA is $55,003 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 )
Why does the salary of a Freight Forwarder vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 )
What are the Pay Factors for Freight Forwarder?
Salary ranges for a Freight Forwarder can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 )
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Salaries are ultimately dictated by the position being applied to, and hiring company, but there are several important pay factors that come into play based on your individual history that could impact your value to the company.'s Personal Salary Report will analyze these factors for you to help you maximize your earning potential. ( 2020-10-28 )

Last Update: October 28, 2020