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Air-Freight Agent Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$50,633 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Air-Freight Agent is $50,633 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Air-Freight Agent is between $37,293 and $61,761. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Air-Freight Agent. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Routes inbound and outbound airfreight shipments to their destinations.
  • Takes orders from customers and arranges for pickup of freight and delivery.
  • Assembles cargo according to destination.
  • Prepares manifest to accompany shipments.
Air-Freight Agent Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cargo and Freight Agents

Job family population: 89,920

Estimated population of Air-Freight Agent jobs: 42,269

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Air-Freight Agent Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Night Operations Agent
Apr 4
Northlake, IL, USA
Pilot Freight Services
: Pilot Freight Services seeks a full-time Night Operations Agent to work at our Chicago office in ... An Equal Opportunity Employer It is the policy of Pilot Air Freight to consider all applications ...
Air Export Agent I
Apr 22
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Yusen Logistics
: Overview The Export Agent facilitates the shipment of cargo via air transport. The Export Agent is ... Prior work experience in logistics/freight forwarding industry is preferred. Basic to intermediate ...
Export Agent
Apr 5
Chicago, IL, USA
Cavalier Logistics
: Export Agent Description: Cavalier Logistics , a premier provider of global transportation ... knowledge of air freight, sea freight, truck services, completing waybills for all modes of ...
Perishables Air Export Supervisor
Apr 6
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Yusen Logistics
... all Export Agent activities. Supervise and assist in daily export activities including ... the freight forwarding industry is required. Prior supervisory experience is preferred. Must ...
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