International Trade Compliance Officer Salary

Pay for International Trade Compliance Officers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $64K per year. Women make up a slight majority of International Trade Compliance Officers (55 percent) survey respondents. Work is enjoyable for International Trade Compliance Officers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision plans. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,498 - $108,194

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$44,498 - $108,194  
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$43,810 - $116,313  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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Job Description for International Trade Compliance Officer

International trade compliance officers oversee the process of a company's importing and exporting of products. They ensure that all trades are done safely and lawfully. Overseeing this process involves excellent problem-solving and communication skills.


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International Trade Compliance Officers report a narrow range of specific skills. Import Compliance and Regulatory Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for International Trade Compliance Officer

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

For many International Trade Compliance Officers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $58K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $67K. After working for 10 to 20 years, International Trade Compliance Officers make a median salary of $72K. Professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience reap the fruits of their labor to the six-figure tune of $103K — the plum median salary in this group.

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Experience Affects International Trade Compliance Officer Salaries

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Skills That Affect International Trade Compliance Officer Salaries

Import Compliance
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Regulatory Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


55 %
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 3%