Import/Export Analyst Salary

Import & Export Analysts in the United States take home an average $55K per year. With some bonuses approaching $6K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $5K, overall incomes of Import & Export Analysts spread between $33K and $79K depending on individual performance. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Import & Export Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women make up a slight majority of Import & Export Analysts (52 percent) survey respondents. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,545 - $77,875
(Median)
$38K
$55K
$78K
MEDIAN: $55,202
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$13.00 - $26.96
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$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,545 - $77,875  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,234  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,034  
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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$32,891 - $78,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 155
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $26.96  
   
Overtime
$19.73 - $36.54  
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
$0.00 - $6,234  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,034  
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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$32,891 - $78,770  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Job Description for Import/Export Analyst

Import/export analysts are responsible for arranging communications and shipments between a sales group and its customers and are employed by a variety of companies which distribute products. These analysts generally work in office settings during traditional business hours, though shifts may vary depending on the employer. They may work either independently or on teams within their company's shipping department, as well.

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Import/Export Analyst Tasks

  • Analyze import/export processes to determine methods for improving efficiency and reducing costs.
  • Classify goods being imported/exported according to customs guidelines and obtain import/export licenses.
  • Make sure imported/exported goods comply with government regulations.
  • Coordinate with logistics personnel, customs officers, and clients to ensure goods arrive on time.

Common Career Paths for Import/Export Analyst


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Many Import & Export Analysts transition into upper-level Import Manager positions. Import Managers earn a median of $59K per year.

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Import & Export Analysts report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Regulatory Compliance and Logistics are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and Import Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Import/Export Analyst

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


For Import & Export Analysts, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $48K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $61K. Import & Export Analysts bring in $62K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $71K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Import/Export Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Import/Export Analyst Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 23%

Logistics
up arrow 7%

National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Trade Compliance
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Import Compliance
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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