Average Customs Broker Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$61,674
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,017
Bonus
$1,125
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The average salary for a Customs Broker in Chicago, Illinois is $61,674.
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$53k
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MEDIAN $61,674
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Salary
$53k - $90k
Bonus
$1k - $24k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$42k - $88k

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Customs Broker. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
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 and 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 11 salaries. A mid-career Customs Broker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,531 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Customs Broker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,678 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,302.
Employees with Customs Broker in their job title in Miami, Florida earn an average of 8.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Torrance, California (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (20.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (19.4% less) and New York, New York (13.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 46 survey responses.
Early Career
23.9%
Mid Career
28.3%
Experienced
30.4%
Late Career
17.4%

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