Import Manager Salary (United States)

An Import Manager earns an average salary of $60,303 per year.
Import Manager Total Pay (?
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$39,375 - $86,394
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MEDIAN: $60,303
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Import Manager Total Pay (?
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$12.26 - $24.47
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,375 - $86,394  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,834  
Profit Sharing
$1,340 - $9,696  
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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$39,673 - $89,736  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 320
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $24.47  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $41.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,834  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,340 - $9,696  
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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$39,673 - $89,736  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 320
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Job Description for Import Manager

An import manager is responsible for receiving, inspecting and documenting items that arrive from overseas. They also manage a team of operators and office clerks, providing guidance, support, and discipline as needed. Import manager are in charge of exporting items, and they must be up to date on all import and export laws of the country in which they are based and the countries from which they receive items. This job normally exists with companies that deal with customers and businesses in other countries. Generally, import managers hold full-time positions; hours may vary depending on the needs of the company. They may need to travel as well, depending on the requirements of the position.
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Import Manager Tasks
  • Arrange transport and ensure items are shipped expediently and cost-effectively.
  • Communicate with clients, customs agents and transportation companies to ensure the shipments arrive in a timely manner and in good physical condition.
  • Supervise import staff managing the importation of goods from other countries.

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Pay by Experience Level for Import Manager

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

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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National Average
$61,000
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Chicago
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Experience Affects Import Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$61,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Import Manager Salaries

Operations Management
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Logistics
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Import Compliance
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National Average
$61,000
Customer Service
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Gender

Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 12%
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