Customs Officer Salary

A Customs Officer earns an average salary of $73,854 per year.

$35,593 - $93,178
(Median)
$36K
$74K
$93K
MEDIAN: $73,854
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$9.96 - $45.93
(Median)
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$20
$46
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$35,593 - $93,178  
   
Bonus
$1,017  
Total Pay (?
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$30,783 - $95,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $45.93  
   
Overtime
$20.49 - $91.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,017  
   
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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$30,783 - $95,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Customs Officer

A customs officer is a specialized law enforcement official who is typically stationed in locations that people and cargo normally enter the country, such as airports, harbors and roads that cross national borders. Customs officer work to ensure that illegal cargo is not brought into the country, as well as detain and arrest individuals who may be involved in smuggling or are on watch or wanted lists.

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Customs Officer Tasks

  • Interview people to determine their right to enter or leave a country.
  • Interact with the public to explain and enforce customs and laws.
  • Confiscate items and goods, document findings and explain reasoning.
  • Inspect paperwork, luggage, cargo and items to control border crossings and collect payments.
  • Participate in criminal proceedings and prosecution.

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Pay by Experience Level for Customs Officer

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Experience Affects Customs Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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