Freight Forwarders

3.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
97%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
9.9%
by 2030
WAGES
$43,770
or $21.04 hourly
VOLUME
96,510
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 97% (You are doomed)

[More info]
Qualities required for this occupation:
Negotiation
Social Perceptiveness
Persuasion
Key
very important
quite important
[Show all metrics]

What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?





How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Freight Forwarders' job openings is expected to rise 9.9% by 2030
'Freight Forwarders' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Freight Forwarders' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Freight Forwarders' was $43,770, or $21.04 hourly
'Freight Forwarders' are paid 4.3% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 96,510 people employed as Freight Forwarders.
This represents around 0.07% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Research rates, routings, or modes of transport for shipment of products. Maintain awareness of regulations affecting the international movement of cargo. Make arrangements for additional services, such as storage or inland transportation.

SOC Code: 43-5011.01

If you're thinking of starting a new career, or looking to change jobs, we've created a handy job search tool which might just help you land that perfect new role.

Search jobs in your local area

Leave a reply about this occupation

Your email address will not be published.
Comment
 
Name
 
Email (optional)

Have your say

Gadgetsz on Music Directors and Composers

Alex on Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

Paul on Interpreters and Translators

Faisal Ali Al Zahrani on Historians

Ella on Writers and Authors