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Cargo Agent Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$54,994 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cargo Agent is $54,994 a year and $26 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Cargo Agent is between $40,505 and $67,079. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Cargo Agent. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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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.
Cargo Agent Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Cargo and Freight Agents

Job family population: 89,920

Estimated population of Cargo Agent jobs: 42,269

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Cargo Agent Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Passenger Service Agent - Part-time
May 8
Newark, NJ, USA
Menzies Aviation
As a leading global provider of Passenger Services, Ramp Handling, Cargo Handling, Technical ... View our video to see how View our Passenger Services Agent video here: As a member of our ...
Cargo Warehouse Agent
May 29
Newark, NJ, USA
PSG Global Solutions
Loading/unloading air cargo from/to trucks * Preparing and palletizing cargo as needed * Making sure paperwork related to the cargo is correct * Assuring proper handling and delivery of cargo and ...
LCL Export Customer Service Representative
Jun 17
Shipco Transport Inc
LCL Export Customer Service Representative Shipco Transport Inc. a leading international cargo ... Shipco/Agent offices Ensure that shipments processed are in compliance with the laws and ...
Air Export Operation agent
Jun 11
Jamaica, NY, USA
Compass Forwarding
Air Export Operation agent, For Immediate Hire Jamaica, NY What we're looking for... Compass ... physical cargo receipt, report any discrepancies to avoid mis-handling of goods. · As a ...
CUSTOMER SERVICE AGENT **Internships Available**
Jun 7
New York, NY, USA
H Executives
CUSTOMER SERVICE AGENT **Internships Available**​ The role of the Customer Solutions Agent is to provide outstanding customer sales and service on a face to face basis to our customers and clients ...
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