Average Import Specialist Salary

$47,923
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,487
Bonus
$1,017
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The average salary for an Import Specialist is $47,923.
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$35k
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$48k
90%
$68k
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$35k - $68k
Bonus
$297 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$750 - $2k
Total Pay
$32k - $64k
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What Do Import Specialists Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Import Specialist

3.3 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Import Specialist

The top respondents for the job title Import Specialist are from the companies DACHSER Transport of America.Reported salaries are highest at DACHSER Transport of America where the average pay is $44,621. DACHSER Transport of America pays the lowest at around $44,621.

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What Are Popular Skills for Import Specialists?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Import Specialists?

An entry-level Import Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $36,686 based on 9 salaries. An early career Import Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,118 based on 132 salaries. A mid-career Import Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,805 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Import Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,833 based on 70 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $54,815.
Employees with Import Specialist in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 25.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Baltimore, Maryland (10.3% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (8.3% less) and New York, New York (6.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 310 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.9%
Early Career
42.6%
Mid Career
18.7%
Experienced
22.6%
Late Career
13.2%

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