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Cargo and Freight Agents

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $23.17
Statewide median: $24.25

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Cargo and Freight Agents *

Area Low Median High
U S
$19.07 $23.27 $29.16
Minnesota
$21.30 $23.17 $29.56
Central Minnesota
$19.45 $22.51 $29.16
Northwest Minnesota
$19.86 $23.66 $31.61
Southeast Minnesota
$20.77 $24.84 $31.35
Southwest Minnesota
$19.01 $21.98 $31.57
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$21.76 $23.17 $29.56

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 2,120 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Cargo and Freight Agents most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,438 new Cargo and Freight Agents to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Cargo and Freight Agents
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 95,600 105,100 9,500 9.9%
Minnesota 1,344 1,431 87 6.5%
Central Minnesota 95 95 0 0%
Southeast Minnesota 85 90 5 5.9%
Southwest Minnesota 15 16 1 6.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,105 1,173 68 6.2%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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