Career Outlook for Freight and Cargo Inspectors

Also known as:  Aircraft Inspector, Aircraft Landing Gear Inspector, Aircraft Quality Control Inspector, Airworthiness Safety Inspector, Freight Inspector, Locomotive Inspector, Motor Vehicle Emissions Inspector, Railroad Car Inspector, Railroad Inspector, School Bus Inspector
The overall job outlook for Freight or Cargo Inspector careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by -0.58 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of -0.1 percent per year. Demand for Freight and Cargo Inspectors is expected to go up, with an expected 7,620 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.92 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Freight and Cargo Inspectors in the following states
California 2,590
Texas 2,430
Illinois 1,160
Washington 890
Georgia 860
Florida 830
Ohio 710
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Freight and Cargo Inspectors
Maine 40
North Dakota 40
West Virginia 50
Puerto Rico 70
New Mexico 80
Idaho 90
Delaware 100