Freight Forwarder Statistics By Gender

44.9% of freight forwarders are women and 55.1% of freight forwarders are men.

  • Male, 55.1%
  • Female, 44.9%

Freight Forwarders By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male55.1%
Female44.9%

Gender Pay Gap For Freight Forwarder

Women Earn 94¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$40,514
female-income
Female Income
$38,144

Freight Forwarder Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the freight forwarder position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021

Freight Forwarder Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201063.09%36.91%
201158.23%41.77%
201258.04%41.96%
201365.34%34.66%
201460.38%39.62%
201564.38%35.62%
201657.47%42.53%
201764.46%35.54%
201860.93%39.07%
201957.35%42.65%
202060.03%39.97%
202155.13%44.87%

Freight Forwarder Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, centrifugal operator and flight information expediter have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Cosmetician3%97%
Schedule Checker10%90%
Plant Clerk14%86%
Freight Forwarder55%45%
Raw Scales Operator95%5%
Flight Information Expediter95%5%
Centrifugal Operator96%4%

Freight Forwarder Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among freight forwarders is White, which makes up 44.5% of all freight forwarders. Comparatively, there are 23.6% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 18.0% of the Asian ethnicity.

  • White, 44.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 23.6%
  • Asian, 18.0%
  • Unknown, 7.0%
  • Black or African American, 6.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8%

Freight Forwarder Race

Freight Forwarder RacePercentages
White44.5%
Hispanic or Latino23.6%
Asian18.0%
Unknown7.0%
Black or African American6.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.8%

Freight Forwarder Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among freight forwarders.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Freight Forwarder Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201052.91%9.53%15.72%18.77%
201146.97%8.99%12.32%26.42%
201248.61%11.38%15.17%23.09%
201352.77%7.98%13.33%22.70%
201452.31%12.12%11.48%20.39%
201551.13%6.01%13.20%25.48%
201647.76%7.98%15.17%25.22%
201750.26%8.47%12.41%24.78%
201854.77%5.96%12.68%23.74%
201947.57%12.13%12.44%23.40%
202050.11%8.87%14.26%21.23%
202144.51%6.07%18.03%23.59%

Freight Forwarder Wage Gap By Race

Unknown freight forwarders have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american freight forwarders have the lowest average salary at $38,686.
$47,000
$45,000
$43,000
$41,000
$39,000
$37,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$44,855
White$39,283
Black or African American$38,686
Asian$41,346
Hispanic or Latino$38,727

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Average Age of a Freight Forwarder

We determined the average age of freight forwarders based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Freight Forwarder Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
White3945
Asian38.5
Hispanic or Latino4338

Freight Forwarder Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of freight forwarder employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of freight forwarders is 40+ years old, which represents 54% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Freight Forwarder Age

Freight Forwarder YearsPercentages
40+ years54%
30-40 years28%
20-30 years18%

Types of Freight Forwarder Degree Levels

The most common degree for freight forwarders is bachelor's degree 48% of freight forwarders earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 23% and rounding it off is high school diploma with 17%.

  • Bachelors, 48%
  • Associate, 23%
  • High School Diploma, 17%
  • Masters, 6%
  • Other Degrees, 6%

Freight Forwarders By Education

Freight Forwarder DegreePercentages
Bachelors48%
Associate23%
High School Diploma17%
Masters6%
Other Degrees6%

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Freight Forwarder Employment Statistics

This section highlights information about where freight forwarders work. We found most freight forwarders work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most freight forwarders is the transportation industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire freight forwarders.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Freight Forwarder Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees11%
50 - 100 employees16%
100 - 500 employees32%
500 - 1,000 employees3%
1,000 - 10,000 employees21%
> 10,000 employees17%

The Types Of Companies Freight Forwarder Work In

Employees with the freight forwarder job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most freight forwarders prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Freight Forwarder Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education2%
Public17%
Private80%
Government1%

Top Industries Hiring Freight Forwarders

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ freight forwarders. Those industries include transportation, professional and manufacturing.

Transportation

Professional

Manufacturing

Fortune 500

Technology

Freight Forwarder Turnover And Employment Statistics

Freight Forwarder Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of freight forwarders changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Freight Forwarder Unemployment Rate By Year

YearFreight Forwarder Unemployment Rate
20107.06%
20116.15%
20124.52%
20133.11%
20146.06%
20151.79%
20160.49%
20172.47%
20182.76%
20192.87%
20204.30%
20212.78%

The Average Number of Years That Freight Forwarder Stay in a Job

By looking over 412 freight forwarders resumes, we figured out that the average freight forwarder enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 32%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Freight Forwarder Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year22%
1-2 years32%
3-4 years19%
5-7 years15%
8-10 years6%
11+ years6%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Freight Forwarders with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to freight forwarders.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Central Supply Technician6.40%30,995
Caller8.26%852
Postal Transportation Clerk10.33%78,807
Piece Goods Clerk10.63%66,460
Freight Forwarder11.28%-
Computer Forwarding System Markup Clerk11.70%92,286
Emergency Dispatch Operator17.25%48,634

Freight Forwarder LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Central Supply Technician6.40%30,995
Caller8.26%852
Postal Transportation Clerk10.33%78,807
Piece Goods Clerk10.63%66,460
Computer Forwarding System Markup Clerk11.70%92,286
Emergency Dispatch Operator17.25%48,634

Foreign Languages Spoken By Freight Forwarders

The most common foreign language among freight forwarders is Spanish at 32.0%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Mandarin at 10.0% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 8.0%.

  • Spanish, 32.0%
  • Mandarin, 10.0%
  • Portuguese, 8.0%
  • Japanese, 8.0%
  • Chinese, 6.0%
  • Other, 36.0%

Freight Forwarder Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish32.0%
Mandarin10.0%
Portuguese8.0%
Japanese8.0%
Chinese6.0%
Other36.0%

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Freight Forwarder Demographics FAQs

How Many Freight Forwarder Are There In The Us?

There are over 1,659 Freight Forwarders in the United States.

What Percentage Of Freight Forwarders Are Black?

6.1% of Freight Forwarders are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Freight Forwarders?

Most a are White, with 44.5% of Freight Forwarders belonging to this ethnicity. 23.6% of Freight Forwarders are Hispanic or Latino, 18.0% of Freight Forwarders are Asian, 7.0% of Freight Forwarders are Unknown, 6.1% of Freight Forwarders are Black or African American, and 0.8% of Freight Forwarders are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Freight Forwarder Jobs Male - Dominated?

Yes, Freight Forwarder jobs are male - dominated. 55% of Freight Forwarders are male, and 44% are female, so there are more male Freight Forwarders than female Freight Forwarders in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Freight Forwarder?

The average Freight Forwarder is 43 years old. 54% of Freight Forwarders are 40+ years old or older, 28% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 18% are between 20-30 years old

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