Career Outlook for Freight Forwarders

Also known as:  Cargo Agent, Cargo Router, Freight Agent, Freight Shipping Agent, Ramp Service Agent
The overall job outlook for Freight Forwarder careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 16.27 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 2.71 percent per year. Demand for Freight Forwarders is expected to go up, with an expected 25,110 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.86 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Freight Forwarders in the following states
California 12,190
Texas 9,080
Florida 8,310
New York 6,310
Illinois 6,280
Pennsylvania 2,940
New Jersey 2,810
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Freight Forwarders
Delaware 30
Virgin Islands 50
West Virginia 70
Guam 80
Vermont 100
Idaho 110
Maine 140