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Transportation, Logistics & Distribution

Cargo and Freight Agents

Expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals, and shipping docks.

Salary Breakdown

Cargo and Freight Agents

Average

$44,130

ANNUAL

$21.22

HOURLY

Entry Level

$27,820

ANNUAL

$13.38

HOURLY

Mid Level

$42,310

ANNUAL

$20.34

HOURLY

Expert Level

$63,480

ANNUAL

$30.52

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Cargo and Freight Agents

2,230

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Cargo and Freight Agents


Top Expected Tasks

Cargo and Freight Agents


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Cargo and Freight Agents

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Transportation

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Geography

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Service Orientation

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Speech Clarity

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity


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