The average Expeditor in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $14.79 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Slightly less than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,538 - $69,265
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$42K
$69K
MEDIAN: $42,495
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$9.61 - $21.39
(Median)
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$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,538 - $69,265  
   
Bonus
$550 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$22,303 - $58,922  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 104
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.61 - $21.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.79 - $7.83  
Overtime
$16.82 - $40.47  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$550 - $10,000  
   
Commission
$12,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$22,303 - $58,922  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 278
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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.

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Expeditors who advance into the role of a Buyer are fairly uncommon. Buyers on average earn $47K per year.

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Popular Skills for Expeditor


Survey results suggest that Expeditors put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Data Entry, Microsoft Excel, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 8 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Organizing and Customer Service. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Expeditor

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $33K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $39K. Expeditors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $41K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $56K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,952

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With a pay rate for Expeditors that is 31 percent greater than the national average, Houston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Expeditors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+25 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), Baton Rouge (+10 percent), and Philadelphia (+4 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Cleveland, 4 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Expeditor Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Expeditor Salaries


Data Entry
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

National Average
$36,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Organizing
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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