Expeditor Salary

Earnings for Expeditors in the United States come in at around $14.77 per hour on average. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Expeditors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. Although close to a fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$30,628 - $62,618

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$9.46 - $21.23

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,628 - $62,618  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,474  
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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$22,605 - $56,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.46 - $21.23  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $6.20  
Overtime
$14.67 - $31.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,474  
   
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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$22,605 - $56,431  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 285
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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 after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Buyer, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $46K per year.

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Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Scheduling, Data Entry, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Oral / Verbal Communication, Customer Service, and Microsoft Office. It is not unusual for someone who knows Customer Service to be familiar with Oral / Verbal Communication as well.

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. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $34K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $40K. Expeditors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $41K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $44K.

Pay Difference by Location


Expeditors will find that Houston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 25 percent. Expeditors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+22 percent) and Los Angeles (+13 percent). Cleveland is the lowest-paying area, 7 percent south of the national average.

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Experience Affects Expeditor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Expeditor Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%

National Average
$37,000

Scheduling
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 21%
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