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Expeditor Salary

Average Expeditors in the United States make around $14.93 per hour. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Expeditors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the larger part. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,292 - $59,518
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$42K
$60K
MEDIAN: $42,372
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$9.79 - $21.44
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,292 - $59,518  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,825  
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $1,850  
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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$22,957 - $55,409  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 134
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $21.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $6.25  
Overtime
$14.67 - $31.56  
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 - $4,825  
   
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $1,850  
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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$22,957 - $55,409  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 272

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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 typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Scheduling, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service 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, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher 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. For Expeditors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $40K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $43K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Expeditors, Houston offers exceptional salaries, 25 percent above the national average. Expeditors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+23 percent). Cleveland ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 6 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Expeditor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Expeditor Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%

National Average
$37,000

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 10%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 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
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 22%
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