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Cargo and Freight Agents - What They Do


Cargo and Freight Agents generally receive Moderate-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Cargo and Freight Agents can expect to earn an average of $43,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Cargo and Freight Agents will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 16.5% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Cargo and Freight Agents rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 1.1% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Cargo and Freight Agents can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 0.4% are currently unemployed.

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