Expeditor Salary

Median pay for Expeditors in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $14.85 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Some workers in this field — just over a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Women make up a slight majority of Expeditors (54 percent) survey respondents. Work is enjoyable for Expeditors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,542 - $63,197
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$43K
$63K
MEDIAN: $42,927
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$9.54 - $21.36
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,542 - $63,197  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,832  
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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$22,732 - $56,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.54 - $21.36  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $6.20  
Overtime
$14.64 - $31.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,832  
   
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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$22,732 - $56,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 277
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Job Description for Expeditor

Positions under the title "expeditor" are common in many industries, ranging from food services to suppliers of all kinds. The basic duty of individuals in this position is ensuring that deliveries and supplies are available in a timely and efficient manner. Duties performed by expeditors include coordinating with those taking orders/purchases and other employees, reviewing products for quality and accuracy, planning equipment scheduling for optimal workflow, and performing other activities related to ensuring an efficient production environment and the timely delivery of product and services. In some cases, the expeditor's job may also require the use of specialized software and computer technology.

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Expeditor Tasks

  • Communicate with vendors on products.
  • Maintain stock levels.
  • Receive and verify orders purchased.
  • Generate purchase orders and Request For Quotation’s.
  • Review demand and takes necessary action to meet delivery dates.

Common Career Paths for Expeditor


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Many Expeditors move into a Buyer role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $46K per year.

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Expeditors generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Scheduling, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Oral / Verbal Communication, Customer Service, and Microsoft Office. Oral / Verbal Communication is a skill commonly found among those who know Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Expeditor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Expeditors with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $35K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $40K. On average, Expeditors make $41K following one to two decades on the job. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Expeditor with more than 20 years of experience can earn $44K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Expeditors, Houston provides a pay rate that is 25 percent greater than the national average. Expeditors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+21 percent) and Los Angeles (+12 percent). Cleveland is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 7 percent.

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Experience Affects Expeditor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Expeditor Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

National Average
$37,000

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 22%
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