Average Early-Career Customs Broker Salary

$49,126
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,941
Bonus
$2,400
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Customs Broker is $49,126.
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MEDIAN $49,126
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Salary
$34k - $70k
Bonus
$403 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$625 - $6k
Total Pay
$30k - $66k

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Job Description for Customs Broker

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.
The top respondents for the job title Customs Broker are from the companies Expeditors International of Washington, Inc., C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. and FedEx Trade Networks. Reported salaries are highest at C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. where the average pay is $54,000. FedEx Trade Networks pays the lowest at around $33,433.

Career Paths

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Customs Broker
International Trade Compliance Manager
Import Coordinator
Customs Compliance Analyst
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Customs Broker

Skills in Import Compliance, Trade Compliance, Customer Service and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry.

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 $45,810 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Customs Broker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,076 based on 142 salaries. An experienced Customs Broker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,915 based on 203 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,952.
Employees with Customs Broker in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 32.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (8.9% more) and Miami, Florida (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (16.8% less), Baltimore, Maryland (6.8% less) and New York, New York (4.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 507 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.9%
Mid Career
28.0%
Experienced
40.0%
Late Career
24.1%

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