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Occupation Title: Freight Forwarders

Description: Research rates, routings, or modes of transport for shipment of products. Maintain awareness of regulations affecting the international movement of cargo. Make arrangements for additional services such as storage and inland transportation.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 43-5011.01

Sample Job Titles: Account Manager, Air Export Agent, Air Export Coordinator, Export Coordinator, GSA Coordinator, Ocean Export Coordinator, Ocean Forwarder, Relocation Coordinator, Route Specialist, Special Services Agent

Salary Chart Air Traffic Controllers

Estimated Total Employment*
2010: 81,390
2011: 80,570
2012: 78,750
2013: 73,760
2014: 77,480

Data Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Projected Job Openings (2012-2022): 33,000
Projected Growth (2012-2022): 15-21% 

(total 10 year projection, not annual)

Data Source:
O*NET Online

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).

Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).