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Incoming Freight Clerk Salary

$45,159 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$700

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Incoming Freight Clerk is $45,159 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Incoming Freight Clerk is between $33,583 and $54,808. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Compiles documents on incoming cargo shipments to expedite removal of cargo from dock and prepares bill for shipping charges.
  • Examines ship's manifest and bills of lading to determine work procedures for releasing cargo.
  • Contacts terminal employees by telephone to determine when cargo will be available for removal from dock.
  • Notifies consignee or agent by telephone or letter of arrival dates of shipment, customs clearance requirements, and tonnage of shipment.
  • Stamps bill of lading so that cargo can be removed from dock.
  • Computes from bills of lading, shipping, storage, and demurrage charges, using calculator.
  • Prepares bill for charges and submits it to Accounting Department for collection.
Incoming Freight Clerk Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Cargo and Freight Agents

Job family population: 89,920

Estimated population of Incoming Freight Clerk jobs: 2,767

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$52,352
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of more than 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City...

Incoming Freight Clerk Job Listings for United States

Billing Clerk
Jul 17
Taylor, MI, USA
Snelling Staffing Services-Taylor, Auburn Hills, Livonia, & Southfield
... incoming driver paper work is turned in and completed · Contact internal & external customers to ... freight charges and bill accordingly Accounts Receivable Clerk Requirements: · Freight bills ...
Operations Clerk
Jul 17
Fishers, IN, USA
Spherion
Operations Clerk BASIC PURPOSE of the slotting clerk is to maintain the slotting system in the ... freight and to schedule incoming goods against known capacities. Activities include data entry of ...
Accounting/Inventory Clerk
May 30
Rochester, WA, USA
Valley Fresh Foods, Inc.
Responsible for the Receptionist, Accounting Clerk, Inventory Clerk and Freight Analyst functions ... Enter freight bills into the company's accounting software for shipments, incoming receipts of ...
3rd Shift Warehouse Clerk, Full Time - Oakwood Village, OH
Jul 17
Oakwood Village, OH, USA
Maines Paper & Food Service, Inc.
The Shipping/Receiving Clerk is responsible for receiving calls for incoming deliveries, entering inbound freight into appropriate systems, and balances the scheduling for incoming deliveries to ...
Nashville Recycling Plant Scale Clerk $15.00 per hour
Jul 19
Nashville, TN, USA
Pratt Industries
... of incoming and outgoing loads · Document all deduction with pictures on Google Drive · Weigh ... freight cost in comments section · Logging the drivers/loads on the receiving/shipping logs · ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Incoming Freight Clerk is $45,159 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Incoming Freight Clerk is between $33,583 and $54,808. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Incoming Freight Clerk Job Listings for United States

Billing Clerk
Jul 17
Taylor, MI, USA
Snelling Staffing Services-Taylor, Auburn Hills, Livonia, & Southfield
... incoming driver paper work is turned in and completed · Contact internal & external customers to ... freight charges and bill accordingly Accounts Receivable Clerk Requirements: · Freight bills ...
Operations Clerk
Jul 17
Fishers, IN, USA
Spherion
Operations Clerk BASIC PURPOSE of the slotting clerk is to maintain the slotting system in the ... freight and to schedule incoming goods against known capacities. Activities include data entry of ...
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