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or $22.55 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness (53)
Assisting and Caring for Others (39)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (7)
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Freight Forwarders' job openings is expected to rise 8.8% by 2031
'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 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Freight Forwarders' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Freight Forwarders' was $46,910, or $22.55 hourly
'Freight Forwarders' are paid 2.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as freight forwarders?
As of 2021 there were 85,750 people employed as Freight Forwarders within the United States.
This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Freight Forwarders.
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
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