Customs Broker Salary (United States)

A Customs Broker earns an average salary of $49,775 per year.
Customs Broker Total Pay (?
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$31,815 - $74,855
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MEDIAN: $49,774
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Customs Broker Total Pay (?
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$12.46 - $22.77
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$31,815 - $74,855  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,047  
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $10,500  
Commission
$4,449 - $19,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,766 - $73,771  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 504
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $22.77  
   
Overtime
$15.76 - $34.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,047  
   
Commission
$4,449 - $19,000  
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $10,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,766 - $73,771  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 504
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Job Description for Customs Broker
Customs brokers are responsible for managing customs clearance for imports and exports within their organization. They work with local and/or foreign governments' regulatory agencies to ensure their company meets all necessary documentary and regulatory requirements when shipping goods in or out of the country. They manage all internal procedures related to handling goods for import or export, including conducting research and making recommendations for improving the efficiency of customs processing and auditing prior transactions. Customs brokers may serve as the primary point of contact for foreign vendors and clients regarding payment and shipment information.
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Customs Broker Tasks
  • Inform sales and other departments about specific logistic needs for particular clients or vendors.
  • Document audits, duty statements, customer bonds, and post entry amendments.
  • Process shipments, managing customs, tariffs, and other requirements.
  • Write, organize, and prepare documents and rulings for timely entry.

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Pay Difference By Location
Houston
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Chicago
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Charlotte
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New York
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Miami
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Los Angeles
0%
National Average
$49,000
Seattle
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Atlanta
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Cleveland
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Detroit
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Experience Affects Customs Broker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Customs Broker Salaries

Logistics
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Import Compliance
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National Average
$49,000
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Gender
Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 14%
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