$45,707
Avg. Salary
$18.48
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,252

Bonus

$610

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Import Specialist is $18.48 per hour.

The average pay for an Import Specialist is $45,707 per year.

10%
$13.41
10%
$18.48
50%
$24.34
90%
90%
MEDIAN $18.48
10%
$35k
10%
$46k
50%
$67k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $45,707
$35,040 - $67,166
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$67K
MEDIAN: $45,707
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$0$67K
Salary $35,040 - $67,166
Bonus $252 - $5,872
Profit Sharing $610
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,233 - $63,133
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 179
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $13.41 - $24.34
Overtime $18.74 - $39.61
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $252 - $5,872
Profit Sharing $610
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,233 - $63,133
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 131

Job Description for Import Specialist

An import specialist detects, and helps prevent, violations of U.S. customs laws and import/export regulations and the entry of illegal drugs/products into the country. They also work to prevent weapons and weapon parts from entering the country.

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Import Specialist Tasks
  • Coordinate and facilitate with contractors, shippers, clients and carriers.
  • Build and maintain relationships with vendors, federal agencies and shippers.
  • Create monthly and annual reports and documentation.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve shipping, quality and regulation problems.
  • Track data about shipments, facilities, brokers, clients and compliance.

Import Specialist Pay By Employer

$0$56K

$38,234

$44,491

Common Career Paths for Import Specialist


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Import Specialists who go on to become Import Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Import Managers is $59K annually.

Import Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Import Specialist

Pay by Experience for an Import Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Import Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Import Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Import Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 46 salaries. An Import Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 19 salaries.

Import Specialist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Import Specialist?

Import Specialist in Boston:
"Expensive."
Pros: nothing
Cons: its not thailand

Import Specialist in Utica:
"Utica is a great place to work."
Pros: I liked the close proximity to home as well as to fast food for my lunch breaks.
Cons: The traffic is really bad in Utica around rush hour time, sometimes putting me behind on the way to work.

Import Specialist in Detroit:
"Be patient and learn everything."
Try to learn as much about your job as you can. Be humble.

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Key Stats for Import Specialist

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Import Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$43,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Import Specialist Salaries

National Average
$43,000


Customer Service
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 17%