The average salary for a Customs Clerk in Canada is C$38,404.
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Job Description for Customs Clerk
Customs clerks work for customs agencies which cater primarily to businesses. In this position, it is important to be familiar with the laws of the countries which receive exports, and research skills are important in order to understand all applicable laws. These clerks also ensure that all items are shipped in the proper packaging and allowed quantities. Customs clerks often need to determine the necessary fees to import particular items and will serve as agents to pay import fees on behalf o…Read more
Customs Clerk Tasks
- Process paperwork for goods which will go through customs, and ensure goods meet regulatory requirements.
- Answer questions about requirements and regulations for shipping goods.
- Determine tariff and duty payments required for goods and suggest methods for reducing taxes.
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Popular Skills for Customs Clerk
Skills in Import Compliance and Problem Solving are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration and Documentation.
Pay by Experience Level for Customs Clerk
An entry-level Customs Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$32,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Customs Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$36,940 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Customs Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$39,998 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Customs Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$41,922 based on 12 salaries.
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