Expeditor Salary

Expeditors in the United States take home approximately $14.93 per hour on average. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. The majority of Expeditors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — slightly more than a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,253 - $63,639
(Median)
$31K
$43K
$64K
MEDIAN: $43,059
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$9.46 - $21.95
(Median)
$9
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,253 - $63,639  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,072  
Profit Sharing
$1,350  
Commission
$12,000  
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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$22,862 - $58,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.46 - $21.95  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $6.28  
Overtime
$15.61 - $36.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,072  
   
Commission
$12,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,350  
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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$22,862 - $58,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 320
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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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Popular Skills for Expeditor


Survey results suggest that Expeditors use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Organizing, Scheduling, and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Microsoft Office. Those proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Expeditor

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $35K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $39K. Expeditors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $40K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Expeditors with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $47K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,995

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Expeditors that is 28 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 (+22 percent) and Los Angeles (+12 percent). With compensation 7 percent below the national average, Cleveland is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Expeditor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%



National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Expeditor Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Organizing
up arrow 4%

National Average
$37,000

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Data Entry
up arrow 7%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 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
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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