How much does a Cargo Agent make?

Updated Sep 18, 2021

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Experience

$32,046 /yr
Average Base Pay

51 salaries

$24K

Low

$32K

Average

$43K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Cargo Agent is $32,046 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Cargo Agent salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 51 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Cargo Agent employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Ramp Agent$35,132 /yr
L3
Ramp Agent Supervisor$35,544 /yr
L4
Lead Ramp Agent$35,710 /yr
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Swissport
3.1

Swissport

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $21
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$10

$21

$10 - $21 Range

Worldwide Flight Services
3.1

Worldwide Flight Services

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $21

$10

$21

$10 - $21 Range

Delta Air Lines
4.4

Delta Air Lines

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $10 - $18

$10

$18

$10 - $18 Range

Menzies Aviation
3

Menzies Aviation

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $19

$12

$19

$12 - $19 Range

G2 Secure Staff
3.4

G2 Secure Staff

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $17

$10

$17

$10 - $17 Range

Pinnacle Logistics
2.3

Pinnacle Logistics

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $17

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Cargo Agent

$41,831

 /yr
Range: $36K - $46K

$36K

$46K

$35,706 - $46,200 Range

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Aloha Air Cargo
2.7

Aloha Air Cargo

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $13 - $18

$13

$18

$13 - $18 Range

GAT Airline Ground Support
2.8

GAT Airline Ground Support

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $14

$10

$14

$10 - $14 Range

Delta Air Lines
4.4

Delta Air Lines

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $11 - $29

$11

$29

$11 - $29 Range

Staff Management | SMX
3.2

Staff Management | SMX

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $12 - $19

$12

$19

$12 - $19 Range

Total Airport Services
2.7

Total Airport Services

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $23

$14

$23

$14 - $23 Range

Alliance Ground International
2.6

Alliance Ground International

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $15

$11

$15

$11 - $15 Range

Air General
3.2

Air General

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $17

$11

$17

$11 - $17 Range

Worldwide Flight Services
3.1

Worldwide Flight Services

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $13 - $19

$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

Quantem Aviation Services
3.3

Quantem Aviation Services

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $11 - $16

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

Everts Air Cargo
3.1

Everts Air Cargo

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $17

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

Southwest Airlines
4.4

Southwest Airlines

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $10 - $17

$10

$17

$10 - $17 Range

Horizon Air
3.8

Horizon Air

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $12 - $20

$12

$20

$12 - $20 Range

Merito Group
4.3

Merito Group

Cargo Agent - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $13 - $13

$13

$13

$13 - $13 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Cargo Agent salaries

The national average salary for a Cargo Agent is $32,046 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Cargo Agent salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 51 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Cargo Agent employees.

The highest salary for a Cargo Agent in United States is $42,591 per year.

The lowest salary for a Cargo Agent in United States is $24,111 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent cargo agent salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$16
hourly
A Cargo Agent in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$14
hourly
A Ramp Agent in the Buffalo, NY Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Buffalo, NY Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$17
hourly
A Ramp Agent in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
A Passenger Service Agent in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Passenger Service Agent in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Hartford, CT Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$26
hourly
A Ramp Agent in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$13
hourly
A Ramp Agent in the Columbus, OH Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Columbus, OH Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
A Ramp Agent in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Line Service Technician in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
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