Ocean Export Coordinator Salary
Median pay for Ocean Export Coordinators in the United States is around $41K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$31,839 - $55,736|
|Bonus||$970 - $7,660|
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|$30,918 - $54,756|
|Hourly Rate||$13.68 - $22.78|
|Overtime||$19.90 - $33.59|
|Bonus||$970 - $7,660|
|Total Pay (||$30,918 - $54,756|
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.
Pay by Experience Level for Ocean Export Coordinator
Pay by Experience for an Ocean Export Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Ocean Export Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 88 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Ocean Export Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Ocean Export Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 44 salaries. An Ocean Export Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 13 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
For those looking to make money, Ocean Export Coordinators in Portland enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 7 percent above the national average. Ocean Export Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Newark (+6 percent), Chicago (+4 percent), Torrance (+4 percent), and New York (+3 percent). Miami ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 17 percent below the national average. Employers in Charleston and Seattle also lean toward paying below-median salaries (13 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).
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