Expeditor Salary

Average Expeditors in the United States make around $14.93 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Expeditors (53 percent) survey respondents. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over one in five lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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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Advancing into a Buyer role seems to be a popular career move for Expeditors, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $46K per year.

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Popular Skills for Expeditor


Survey results imply that Expeditors put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Organizing, Scheduling, and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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.


Expeditors with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $35K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $39K on average. For Expeditors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary 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.

For Expeditors, Houston provides a pay rate that is 28 percent greater than the national average. Expeditors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+22 percent) and Los Angeles (+12 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Cleveland, 7 percent below the national average.

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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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