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Traffic Clerk Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,422 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Traffic Clerk is $41,422 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Traffic Clerk is between $31,268 and $49,809. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Traffic Clerk. 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

  • Assists the traffic function, providing administrative support.
  • Keeps records on the destination, weight, and charges on all incoming and outgoing shipments.
  • Performs data entry, labeling, and filing; generates import files; helps with tracking/expediting freight and freight/broker invoice auditing.
  • Ensures accuracy of rate charges by verifying classification of materials with rate schedule.
Traffic Clerk Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

Job family population: 671,780

Estimated population of Traffic Clerk jobs: 26,885

Rate of error: 0.7%

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 2,705,994 (2018), 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...

Traffic Clerk Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Shipping/Receiving Clerk and Warehouse Manager
Jun 20
Chicago, IL, USA
Frequency Audio Visual Services Inc
We are seeking a Shipping/Receiving Clerk And Warehouse Manager to become an integral part of our team! You will help coordinate incoming and outgoing shipment activities. Manage Inventory in our ...
Shipping Receiving Clerk
Jun 25
Lincolnshire, IL, USA
CRS Group
Shipping Receiving Clerk Duration: 6+ month contract Location: Lincolnshire, IL 60069 Rate: $16/hr Job Description: This role is responsible for working with our various partners reconciling purchase ...
Shipping Receiving Clerk
Jun 17
Crestwood, IL, USA
One to three years of shipping clerk experience or equivalent. Company Description Service Parts & Equipment
Shipping Receiving Clerk
Jun 11
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
Snelling Staffing, L.L.C.
Warehouse Shipping/Receiving Clerk Snelling is looking for a reliable Warehouse Shipping/Receiving Clerk in Buffalo Grove, IL. The Warehouse Shipping/Receiving Clerk will be responsible for picking ...
Shipping & Receiving Clerk
Jun 14
Carol Stream, IL, USA
R+W America L.P.
Fast growing company seeking Shipping & Receiving Clerk to become an integral part of our team! You will help coordinate incoming and outgoing shipment activities. Responsibilities: * Prepare ...
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