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Cargo and Freight Agents

Route shipments of various materials through airline, train, and trucking terminals and shipping docks.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$23.73 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Average
Growth rate:  7.5%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Calculate shipping costs.
  • Calculate shipping costs.
  • Prepare documentation for contracts, transactions, or regulatory compliance.
  • Record shipping information.
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Job Title Examples:

Drop Shipment Clerk
Logistics Service Representative
Dispatcher

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