The average salary for a Customs Broker with Trade Compliance skills is $61,690.
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Job Description for Customs Broker
Customs brokers are responsible for managing customs clearance for imports and exports within their organization. They work with local and/or foreign governments' regulatory agencies to ensure their company meets all necessary documentary and regulatory requirements when shipping goods in or out of the country. They manage all internal procedures related to handling goods for import or export, including conducting research and making recommendations for improving the efficiency of customs proce…Read more
Customs Broker Tasks
- Process shipments, managing customs, tariffs, and other requirements.
- Write, organize, and prepare documents and rulings for timely entry.
- Inform sales and other departments about specific logistic needs for particular clients or vendors.
- Document audits, duty statements, customer bonds, and post entry amendments.
Popular Employer Salaries for Customs Broker
The top respondents for the job title Customs Broker are from the companies Expeditors International of Washington, Inc., EMO Trans and FedEx Trade Networks. Reported salaries are highest at EMO Trans where the average pay is $69,794. FedEx Trade Networks pays the lowest at around $43,323.
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Popular Skills for Customs Broker
Skills in Export Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Data Entry, Customer Service and Import Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for Customs Broker
An entry-level Customs Broker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,500 based on 6 salaries. An early career Customs Broker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,488 based on 64 salaries. A mid-career Customs Broker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,111 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Customs Broker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,310 based on 66 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,825.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Customs Broker in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 21.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (17.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (13.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (20.1% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (17.5% less) and Dallas, Texas (4.6% less).
Years of Experience
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