AU$61,013
Avg. Salary
AU$27.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Customs Officer is AU$27.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Customs Officer is AU$61,013 per year.

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MEDIAN AU$61,013
AU$59,305 - AU$66,000
AU$61K
MEDIAN: AU$61,013
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Job Description for Customs Officer

A customs officer is a specialized law enforcement official who is typically stationed in locations that people and cargo normally enter the country, such as airports, harbors and roads that cross national borders. Customs officer work to ensure that illegal cargo is not brought into the country, as well as detain and arrest individuals who may be involved in smuggling or are on watch or wanted lists.

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Customs Officer Tasks
  • Inspect paperwork, luggage, cargo and items to control border crossings and collect payments.
  • Participate in criminal proceedings and prosecution.
  • Confiscate items and goods, document findings and explain reasoning.
  • Interview people to determine their right to enter or leave a country.
  • Interact with the public to explain and enforce customs and laws.

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Key Stats for Customs Officer

1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
14%
20 years or more
29%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
14%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%