Tonnage Compilation Clerk

Calculate tonnage of specified components of ship's cargoes.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tonnage Compilation Clerks do?

Calculates tonnage of specified components of ship’s cargo to compile report for use in assessing tariffs: Calculates tonnage of each commodity from ship’s manifest. Converts cubic feet of cargo volume into tonnage assessable. Converts metric volume of cargo into pounds and cubic feet, using formulas and calculating machine. Compiles tonnage list for each commodity in ship’s cargo and submits lists to accounting department.

Should I be a Tonnage Compilation Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Calculation Clerk

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