Import/Export Clerk Salary

The average pay for an Import/Export Clerk is $39,755 per year. A skill in Export Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$30,272 - $63,728
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MEDIAN: $39,755
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$11.47 - $20.62
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MEDIAN: $14.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,272 - $63,728  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$26,409 - $51,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.47 - $20.62  
   
Overtime
$16.61 - $29.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$26,409 - $51,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Job Description for Import/Export Clerk

An import/export clerk typically receives orders, documents the order’s requirements, gathers and packs merchandise, and then arranges for shipping or freight. An import/export clerk may work internationally or domestically, and they must be familiar with the shipping requirements relevant to their work. These clerks share relevant information with others within their company, as well as pack, ship, and file reports for a variety of merchandise. Clerks must also efficiently organize and process goods at an acceptable pace. Scheduling and organizing routes, taking calls, estimating and giving quotes, investigating problems, monitoring orders' status, invoicing orders, and performing basic clerical duties are often tasks performed by the clerk.

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Import/Export Clerk Tasks

  • Prepare billing for customers.
  • Carry out data entry.
  • Track shipment and forward the information to clients.
  • Assist in import and export process.
  • Write and store import and export documentation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Import/Export Clerk

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

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Key Stats for Import/Export Clerk

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Import/Export Clerk Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

Late-Career
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Import/Export Clerk Salaries

Export Compliance
▲14%

Logistics
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

Customer Service
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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