Ocean Export Coordinator Salary
Average Ocean Export Coordinators in the United States make around $41K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Female Ocean Export Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 70 percent. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and slightly more than a fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by the larger part. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$32,024 - $56,246|
|Bonus||$979 - $7,550|
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|$30,828 - $55,420|
|Hourly Rate||$13.61 - $22.98|
|Overtime||$19.46 - $33.54|
|Bonus||$979 - $7,550|
|Total Pay (||$30,828 - $55,420|
Job Description for Ocean Export Coordinator
An ocean export coordinator helps control the flow of products and/or information to clients and customers across international waters; this means shipments headed overseas are ultimately the ocean export coordinator's responsibility. The coordinator is expected to respond to client need, and providing an accurate timeline for delivery. They keep up with changes to import and export laws for every country from which their company ships or which receive items. Ocean export coordinators are also expected to perform regular in-depth audits of all workflow operations.Read More...
Most ocean export coordinators work for shipping companies, and they typically work in a shipping warehouse environment. Since shipping is a 24/7 field, an ocean export coordinator may work any shift based on the needs of the company. This is generally a full-time job.
While most companies have a minimum educational requirement of a high school diploma or equivalent, most prefer a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in the field. Having a flexible work schedule is also a plus. Ocean export coordinators must be detail-oriented, a team player, and customer-focused. On top of that, being able to communicate effectively in both verbal and written communication is essential.
Ocean Export Coordinator Tasks
- Take booking requests ensuring bookings are made at current and accurate rates.
- Keep customers appraised to the export details of transactions in accordance with local office export operation procedures.
- Monitor and manage shipments until completion.
- Communicate with carriers, origin and destination locations regarding shipment status, special handling and delivery processes.
- Consolidate and route shipments based on local office procedures.
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Pay by Experience Level for Ocean Export Coordinator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Ocean Export Coordinators, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average inexperienced worker earns $39K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $43K. On average, Ocean Export Coordinators make $46K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.
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