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Transportation Consultant Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,173 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Transportation Consultant is $42,173 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Transportation Consultant is between $31,748 and $50,798. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Transportation Consultant. 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

  • Advises industries, business firms, and individuals concerning methods of preparation of freight for shipment, rates to be applied, and mode of transportation to be used: consults with client regarding packing procedures and inspects packed or crated goods for conformance to shipping specifications to prevent damage, delay, or penalties.
  • Selects mode of transportation, such as air, water, railroad, or truck without regard to higher rates when speed is necessary.
  • Confers with shipping brokers concerning export and import papers, docking facilities, or packing and marking procedures.
  • Files claims with insurance company for losses, damages, and overcharges of freight shipments.
Transportation Consultant Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Traffic Technicians

Job family population: 6,980

Estimated population of Transportation Consultant jobs: 270

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Chicago, Illinois

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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...

Transportation Consultant Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Driver - Transporting Railroad Crews
May 7
Chicago, IL, USA
Hallcon also provides turn-key operations to include transportation vehicle and station cleaning, vehicle maintenance, specialty staffing solutions, transit consulting and analytics, certification ...
JDA TMS consultant
Apr 8
Chicago, IL, USA
Pros2Plan LLC, a Spinnaker Company
JDA Transportation Management Systems functional consultant needed. * Strong Functional knowledge of supply chain Transportation/Logistics with focus on distribution applications * Hand on working ...
Travel Consultant - Chicago, IL
May 1
Chicago, IL, USA
Flight Centre Travel Group USA
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Logistics Specialist
May 21
Orland Park, IL, USA
Transport Marketing Consultants, Inc.
We are a Logistics Firm looking for bright, motivated individuals who want to learn the world of logistics and supply chain management. We will train you in all skills necessary to succeed in this ...
Apartment Leasing Consultant
May 24
Glenview, IL, USA
Avant Strategies Inc
Occasionally need (about 1/3 of the time) to use personal transportation to inspect the apartment community, surrounding neighborhood and competitive properties. * Leasing consultants will need to ...
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