The majority of International Trade Compliance Managers in the United States — about three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $55K to $134K per year, and the median is $85K annually. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $18K each, total incomes of International Trade Compliance Managers generally range from $55K to $134K depending on individual performance. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women International Trade Compliance Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction for International Trade Compliance Managers is high. Nearly all claim medical and dental insurance and most get vision coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$56,835 - $124,676
(Median)
$57K
$85K
$120K
MEDIAN: $85,099
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50%
90%

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$17.06 - $20.36
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$19
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,835 - $124,676  
   
Bonus
$387.83 - $17,996  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $17,702  
Total Pay (?
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$55,196 - $134,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 266
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.11  
   
Overtime
$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$387.83 - $17,996  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $17,702  
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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$55,196 - $134,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Job Description for International Trade Compliance Manager

International trade compliance managers are responsible for managing all compliance aspects of international trade on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of leading a team of trade professionals to fulfill all company and government requirements for their trade projects. In addition, these individuals create effective export and import initiatives to increase productivity and reduce trade-related issues. The international trade compliance manager's main functions also include verifying trade documents, authorizing business decisions, reviewing marketing and execution documentation, and managing the development and submission of transaction licenses, agreements, and other regulatory appeals.

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International Trade Compliance Manager Tasks

  • Cultivate relations with government and customs entities to encourage communication.
  • Lead, evaluate and make recommendations based on audits and identified risks.
  • Review and update customs documentation, including declarations and coding.
  • Create and update customs and regulatory policy, documentation and processes.
  • Support and train staff on regulations, policies and best practices.

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Popular Skills for International Trade Compliance Manager


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Regulatory Compliance, Trade Compliance, Export Compliance, and Import Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Logistics, Import Compliance, and Export Compliance. Most people who know Regulatory Compliance also know Export Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for International Trade Compliance Manager

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


For International Trade Compliance Managers, 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 $69K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $82K. International Trade Compliance Managers bring in $95K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $102K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects International Trade Compliance Manager Salaries



National Average
$86,000


Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect International Trade Compliance Manager Salaries


Trade Compliance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$86,000

Export Compliance
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Import Compliance
up arrow 8%

Logistics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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