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Storage Wharfage Clerk Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$47,762 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Storage Wharfage Clerk is $47,762 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Storage Wharfage Clerk is between $35,518 and $57,967. 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

  • 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.
Storage Wharfage Clerk Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cargo and Freight Agents

Job family population: 89,920

Estimated population of Storage Wharfage Clerk jobs: 2,767

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

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