The average salary for a Customs Broker with Import Compliance skills in Chicago, Illinois is $65,000.
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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.
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Popular Skills for Customs Broker
Skills in Trade Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Customs Broker
An early career Customs Broker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,000 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Customs Broker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,925 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Customs Broker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,510 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $73,698.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (25.6% less), Los Angeles, California (24.3% less) and Louisville, Kentucky (13.8% less).
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