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Incoming Freight Clerk Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$47,749 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$740

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Incoming Freight Clerk is $47,749 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Incoming Freight Clerk is between $35,509 and $57,951. 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

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 Chicago, Illinois, 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:
$55,354
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Incoming Freight Clerk Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Shipping & Receiving Office Clerk
May 19
Des Plaines, IL, USA
ResourceMFG
New and Exciting Opportunity for a Shipping & Receiving Clerk! Clean, well lit, controlled ... Handle incoming calls from customers * Schedule pick ups with freight carriers * Email ...
Office Clerical
Apr 10
Lockport, United States
Walmart Stores
Position Description Traffic Clerk position: 1st shift- Mon-Thur 5am-3pm 2nd shift- Mon-Thur 3:30pm ... Processes incoming freight for receiving * Provides administrative support * Provides operational ...
Office Clerical
Apr 10
Frankfort, United States
Walmart Stores
Position Description Traffic Clerk position: 1st shift- Mon-Thur 5am-3pm 2nd shift- Mon-Thur 3:30pm ... Processes incoming freight for receiving * Provides administrative support * Provides operational ...
Office Clerical
Apr 10
Crest Hill, United States
Walmart Stores
Position Description Traffic Clerk position: 1st shift- Mon-Thur 5am-3pm 2nd shift- Mon-Thur 3:30pm ... Processes incoming freight for receiving * Provides administrative support * Provides operational ...
Office Clerical
Apr 10
Mokena, United States
Walmart Stores
Position Description Traffic Clerk position: 1st shift- Mon-Thur 5am-3pm 2nd shift- Mon-Thur 3:30pm ... Processes incoming freight for receiving * Provides administrative support * Provides operational ...
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