Average Import/Export Agent Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for an Import/Export Agent is $17.50.
MEDIAN $17.50
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $23
$249 - $2,954
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3,000
Total Pay
$29,631 - $53,556

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Job Description for Import/Export Agent

Import/Export Agent Tasks
  • Coordinate day-to-day import and export of products, including reviewing orders and documents.
  • Track and communicate all delays, damages, and other problems, working to resolve customer problems.
  • Ensure all regulations, certificates, and documentation needs are met, as well as tracking all shipments.
  • Set shipping schedules and communicate with customers, deliverers, and ports to verify loading, departures, and arrivals.
The top respondents for the job title Import/Export Agent 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 $20.95. FedEx Trade Networks pays the lowest at around $14.33.

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Popular Skills for Import/Export Agent

Skills in Customer Service, Export Compliance, Logistics and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Import Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Import/Export Agent

An entry-level Import/Export Agent with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.27 based on 48 salaries. An early career Import/Export Agent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.22 based on 127 salaries. A mid-career Import/Export Agent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.73 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Import/Export Agent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.00 based on 70 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Import/Export Agent in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 20.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (7.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (8.6% less), Miami, Florida (6.8% less) and Portland, Oregon (2.9% less).

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