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Transportation Agent Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$34,368 (USD)

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The average pay for a Transportation Agent is $34,368 a year and $17 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Transportation Agent is between $31,199 and $40,557. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Transportation Agent. 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

  • Expedites movement of freight, mail, baggage, and passengers through airline terminal by performing following tasks: prepares airway bill of lading on freight from consignors and routes freight on first available flight.
  • Telephones consignees to report arrival of air freight.
  • Obtains flight number, airplane number, and names of crewmembers from teletyped message of dispatcher, and records data on airplane's flight papers.
  • Records baggage, mail, and freight weights, and number of passengers on airplane's papers and teletypes data to flight's destination.
  • Positions ramp for loading of airplane.
  • Verifies passengers' tickets as they board plane.
  • Oversees or participates in loading cargo to ensure completeness of load and even distribution of weight.
  • Removes ramp, and signals pilot that personnel and equipment are clear of plane.
  • May load and unload freight and baggage by operating forklift truck.
Transportation Agent Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Cargo and Freight Agents

Job family population: 89,920

Estimated population of Transportation Agent jobs: 39,861

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Transportation Agent Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

FCM - Corporate Travel Agent - NYC, NY
Jun 14
New York, NY, USA
Flight Centre Travel Group USA
FCM - Corporate Travel Agent - NYC, NY Apply now Job no: 503616 Brand: FCM Travel Solutions Work ... Our corporate travel agents handle the air, car, rail and ground transportation bookings as well as ...
Airline Operations Agent (Evening/Overnight Shift)
Jun 7
Melville, NY, USA
Accommodations Plus International
The Operations Agent - Level I is responsible for assisting with the operational support and ... Ensure hotel and transportation requests are completed. * Build and maintain business relationship ...
Travel Agent - New York NY
Jun 10
New York, NY, USA
Flight Centre Travel Group USA
Travel Agent - New York NY Apply now Job no: 503530 Brand: Liberty Travel Work type: Full time ... Plan and sell transportation, accommodations, insurance and other travel services * Receiving ...
Air Export Operation agent
Jun 11
Jamaica, NY, USA
Compass Forwarding
Air Export Operation agent, For Immediate Hire Jamaica, NY What we're looking for... Compass ... Compass Forwarding is a full-service international transportation and logistics company ...
Sales Agent
May 30
New York, NY, USA
Symmetry Financial Group
Experience in insurance sales, as an insurance agent, or as a health insurance agent is a bonus. ... Valid driver's license and reliable transportation is a must. If this is something you find ...
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