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Customs Officer Salary

A Customs Officer earns an average salary of $74,433 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
$31,147 - $95,379
(Median)
$31K
$74K
$95K
MEDIAN: $74,432
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Salary
$31,147 - $95,379  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,300  
Total Pay (?
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$28,590 - $98,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
United States (change)

Job Description for Customs Officer

  • 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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Experience Affects Customs Officer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$74,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 6%