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Expeditor Salary

Expeditors in the United States pull down an average of $15.20 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women make up a slight majority of Expeditors (55 percent) survey respondents. Health benefits are not claimed by all — close to one-fifth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. The majority of Expeditors claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$29,837 - $59,310
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$59K
MEDIAN: $42,702
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$10.20 - $21.74
(Median)
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$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,837 - $59,310  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,079  
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $2,543  
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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$23,527 - $55,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.20 - $21.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.43 - $4.99  
Overtime
$15.03 - $30.87  
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 - $4,079  
   
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $2,543  
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).
)
$23,527 - $55,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 241
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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 might see a strong upturn in salary transition into upper-level roles like Buyer. Median pay for a Buyer is $46K per year.

Expeditor Job Listings

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

Pay by Experience Level for Expeditor

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


For Expeditors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $34K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $41K. Expeditors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $41K. 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 $43K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Expeditors, Houston offers exceptional salaries, 24 percent above the national average. Expeditors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+22 percent).

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Experience Affects Expeditor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Expeditor Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 14%

National Average
$37,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Customer Service
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 21%