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Expeditor Salary

Expeditors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $14.93 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women Expeditors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. While just under one in four report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. For the most part, Expeditors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$30,325 - $59,448
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$59K
MEDIAN: $42,501
10%
50%
90%

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$9.77 - $21.33
(Median)
$9
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,325 - $59,448  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,654  
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $1,850  
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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$22,921 - $55,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $21.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $6.25  
Overtime
$14.70 - $31.49  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,654  
   
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $1,850  
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).
)
$22,921 - $55,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 269

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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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Expeditors often transition into Buyer positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Buyers earn $46K per year.

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Expeditors report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Scheduling, Microsoft Office, and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Expeditor

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $34K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $41K. Expeditors bring in $40K after working for 10 to 20 years. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $43K.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Expeditors in Houston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 25 percent above the national average. Expeditors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+20 percent).

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Experience Affects Expeditor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Expeditor Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%

National Average
$37,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 11%

Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 22%
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