Import/Export Clerk Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Import/Export Clerk is $35,742 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Import/Export Clerk Total Pay (?
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$26,375 - $49,343
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MEDIAN: $35,741
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Import/Export Clerk Total Pay (?
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$10.26 - $19.35
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,375 - $49,343  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,520  
Total Pay (?
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$24,221 - $47,523  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $19.35  
   
Overtime
$14.72 - $29.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,520  
   
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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$24,221 - $47,523  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
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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
  • Assist in import and export process.
  • Write and store import and export documentation.
  • Track shipment and forward the information to clients.
  • Prepare billing for customers.
  • Carry out data entry.
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Import/Export Clerk Salaries

Logistics
up arrow 9%
National Average
$34,000
Customer Service
up arrow 15%
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Gender
Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 21%
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