The average salary for an International Trade Specialist is $58,759.
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Job Description for International Trade Specialist
International trade specialists are an elite category of economists, and their primary duties are two-fold: to study the effects of globalization on their business, and to develop a comprehensive business plan to make sure the business is successful abroad. Research in this job focuses on studying foreign laws regarding international trade, customs, and currency exchange rates, and international trade specialists are responsible for compiling this data, analyzing it and how it applies to the bus…Read more
International Trade Specialist Tasks
- Interpret, set policies and implement policies around international trade compliance.
- Process payments and track exceptions.
- Follow up on shipment and freight, ensuring documentation and activities are correct.
- Write and submit license and agreement applications and other documentation.
- Answer questions and educate clients and staff about topics like documentation, classification and restrictions.
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Popular Skills for International Trade Specialist
Skills in Trade Compliance and Import Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Data Analysis and Export Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for International Trade Specialist
An entry-level International Trade Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,333 based on 5 salaries. An early career International Trade Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,118 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career International Trade Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,286 based on 29 salaries. An experienced International Trade Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,831 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,040.
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Employees with International Trade Specialist in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 40.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (21.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (26.9% less) and Houston, Texas (17.5% less).
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