What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Expeditor Salary

The average Expeditor in the United States earns approximately $15.06 per hour. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although just under one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and a majority get dental coverage, too. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. For the most part, Expeditors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,006 - $59,448
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$59K
MEDIAN: $43,265
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$9.70 - $21.65
(Median)
$9
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,006 - $59,448  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,088  
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).
)
$23,209 - $55,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $21.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.10 - $3.99  
Overtime
$14.59 - $31.81  
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.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,088  
   
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).
)
$23,209 - $55,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 256

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

- OR -

Log in with LinkedIn

Comp Managers Click Here »

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.

Read More...

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


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Expeditors who move on to become Buyers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Buyers get paid an average of $46K per year.

Expeditor Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Expeditors who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Scheduling, Microsoft Office, and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Customer Service as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Oral / Verbal Communication and Microsoft Office also typically command lower compensation.

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 $35K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $41K. For Expeditors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $41K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $43K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Expeditors that is 24 percent greater than the national average, Houston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Expeditors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+21 percent).

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Experience Affects Expeditor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Expeditor Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%

National Average
$37,000

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 14%

Customer Service
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 22%