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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: $23.73
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Cargo and Freight Agents *

Area Low Median High
U S
$16.59 $21.29 $27.23
Minnesota
$17.86 $23.73 $29.99
Central Minnesota
$18.37 $25.39 $30.16
Northeast Minnesota
$11.68 $19.53 $22.45
Southeast Minnesota
$24.83 $27.43 $30.09
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$17.71 $23.10 $29.98

* "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 1,610 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 high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,606 new Cargo and Freight Agents to meet market demand between 2018-2028. 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
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 95,500 102,700 7,200 7.5%
Minnesota 1,519 1,632 113 7.4%
Central Minnesota 114 145 31 27.2%
Northeast Minnesota 30 26 -4 -13.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,198 1,265 67 5.6%


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