In 2016, the median wage of freight broker agents was $45,150 per year, with the upper 10% earning more than $68,000.
Employment of freight broker agents is projected to grow 26 percent from 2016 to 2020, which is significantly higher than the average for all occupations. As the economy grows, the volume of cargo traffic will also increase. Therefore, more freight broker agents will be needed to coordinate and manage these additional shipments, including the flourishing online shopping industry, which increasingly involves multiple modes of transportation.
If you have strong computer and customer service skills, you will be the desired prospect for an agent position. Some employers report difficulty finding workers who have these abilities, so if you already possess these skills and attend our training, your opportunities for placement are abundant.