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Incoming Freight Clerk Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$51,926 (USD)

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The average pay for an Incoming Freight Clerk is $51,926 a year and $25 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Incoming Freight Clerk is between $38,616 and $63,021. 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

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Incoming Freight Clerk Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Shipping Receiving Clerk
Apr 26
Cranbury, NJ, USA
Staffworks Group
Process all incoming receipts in a prompt, accurate, and efficient manner * Prepares finished ... Communicates effectively with customers, purchasing, employees and freight forwarders * Responds to ...
Shipping Receiving Clerk
May 20
Ronkonkoma, NY, USA
Company Confidential
Quickly and accurately receive process and store incoming product shipments. * Inspect shipments for damages or shortages * Initiate freight claim procedures; report discrepancies to the manager
May 21
Paterson, NJ, USA
Vertex Global Solutions
Our New Jersey Account in Northern NJ is looking for an Administrative clerk on a Temp to Hire ... Incoming Freight Reporting/following up with discrepancies in receipts Backing up the main ...
Material Handler/Warehouse (Temp to Perm)
Apr 16
Hackettstown, NJ, USA
Astrodyne TDI
Position Summary Astrodyne TDI is looking for a Material Handler/Shipping Clerk Temp who is hands ... Job Responsibilities: · Inspects incoming freight, process receipts and put away merchandise. · ...
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