Customs Brokers Salary 2017: How Much Money Do They Make

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Customs Brokers

Other names for this job might include Cargo Broker, Customs Agent, Customs Broker, Customs Brokerage Agent, Customs Compliance Analyst, Customs Compliance Director, Customs Compliance Manager, Customs Consultant, Customs Entry Writer, Customs House Broker


  • $74870
    Salary
  • 70%
    Job satisfaction
  • Medium
    Becoming one
  • Medium
    Job growth
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How Much Successful Customs Brokers Make In 2017


In this salary guide, you will find out how much do Customs Brokers make.

After reading this, you will be able to make a decision if working as a Customs Broker will suit your financial goals (e.g: buying a home, BMW or just your target salary goal).



Average salary

Annual salary
$74870 per year

Hourly wage
$35.990 per hour


1 of the most popular questions we get from our readers here at OwlGuru is how much do Customs Brokers make per year and what is their hourly wage.

According to BLS, the average annual salary of Customs Brokers is $74870. Their salary can also be as low as $38020 if you’re still a newbie with no experience to over $118500 if you have a ton of experience under your belt.

The typical hourly pay is $35.990 and can range from $18.280 to $56.970 which also depends if you’re a newbie or a professional.

Just like any other job, the salary of A Customs Broker will vary based on your education and experience level.

# = Over $100 per hour or $200,000 per year.
Salary rank
B

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After comparing how much do Customs Brokers make with other careers, they have a salary rank of B.



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Salary range

LevelHourlyYearly
Highest (Top 10%)$56.970$118500
Senior (Top 25%)$44.270$92080
Middle (Mid 50%)$33.190$69040
Junior (Bottom 25%)$24.750$51480
No experience (Bottom 10%)$18.280$38020


Entry-level Customs Brokers who starts out at $51480 can expect to make $69040 after 3-5 years of experience in the field.

The bottom 10% makes less than $18.280 per hour while the top 10% makes over $56.970 per hour.

While the median wage is $69040 per annum or $33.190 per hour.

Depending on who you work for, you might also get overtime pay.

# = Over $100 per hour or $200,000 per year.


Highest paying industries

Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers53.65111600
Hardware Manufacturing47.1998150
Satellite Telecommunications46.4996710
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing44.7993170
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil44.6592860
Oil and Gas Extraction43.8991300
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing43.790900
Engineering Services43.6690810
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers43.2589970
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing43.2389920
Communications Equipment Manufacturing43.0789590
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank42.8689140
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing42.7888980
Software Publishers42.788810
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences42.5488480
Mining42.4288230
Scientific Research and Development Services42.3688120
Other Pipeline Transportation42.0987540
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing41.9787290
Pipeline Transportation41.9187170
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing41.8887100
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services41.7686860
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing41.6486610
Natural Gas Distribution41.5786470
Chemical Manufacturing41.5286360
Computer Systems Design and Related Services41.5186340
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing41.2385760
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing41.2285740
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing40.7284690
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing40.5784390
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities40.4784170
Wired Telecommunications Carriers40.4284070
Telecommunications40.0583310
Utilities39.8882950
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services39.7982760
Publishing Industries (except Internet)39.7482660
Information39.6882530
Land Subdivision39.6882520
Motion Picture and Video Industries39.5982340
Basic Chemical Manufacturing39.5782310
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)39.5582260
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries39.582160
Masonry Contractors39.4282000
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles39.3881920
Inland Water Transportation39.3181760
Other Financial Investment Activities39.3181760
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities39.2581640
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services39.2181570
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing39.2181560
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores39.1881490
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage39.1581440
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution38.9380980
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing38.9480980
Federal Executive Branch38.8480780
Other Information Services38.8180720
Federal government, including the US Postal Service38.880710
Testing Laboratories38.7580590
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing38.6480370
Water Transportation38.5780220
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services38.5680200
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing38.5180110
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation38.4780020
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners38.479870
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers38.3979840
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas38.3679780
Support Activities for Mining38.3379730
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing38.2579560
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation38.2579550
Television Broadcasting38.2179470
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing38.1179270
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers3879050
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures3879040
Manufacturing37.9778980
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers37.9178860
Support Activities for Water Transportation37.8878780
Exterminating and Pest Control Services37.8178650
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing37.6278250
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing37.678210
Other Telecommunications37.5278040
Sound Recording Industries37.578000
Nonresidential Building Construction37.2877540
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing37.2877540
Clothing Stores37.1477240
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers36.9876910
Radio and Television Broadcasting36.9476830
Coal Mining36.6876300
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities36.6476210
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors36.6276170
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores36.4975890
Broadcasting (except Internet)36.4875880
Depository Credit Intermediation36.4575820
Rail Transportation36.3975690
Miscellaneous Manufacturing36.3475590
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction36.3175520
Management of Companies and Enterprises36.2875470
Nondepository Credit Intermediation36.1275130
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing36.0975060
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers36.0875040
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance36.0574990
Federal, State, and Local Government36.0374940
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service36.0374940
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction36.0274910
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing35.9674800
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media35.8674600
Nonscheduled Air Transportation35.8274520
Finance and Insurance35.7974430
Cable and Other Subscription Programming35.7774410
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying35.7474340
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing35.7474340
Wholesale Trade35.7374310
Couriers and Express Delivery Services35.6674180
Paper Manufacturing35.6574150
Mining (except Oil and Gas)35.6274080
Freight Transportation Arrangement35.674050
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance35.5473930
Legal Services35.5373900
Utility System Construction35.5173870
Couriers and Messengers35.4273670
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods35.4173660
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers35.3973600
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction35.3773560
Used Merchandise Stores35.3573530
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing35.3173450
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing35.2873380
All industries, private ownership only35.2373270
Postal Service (federal government)35.2273250
Water, Sewage and Other Systems35.1473090
All industries35.173000
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing35.0972990
Building Equipment Contractors35.0272840
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers3572810
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing34.9672710
Insurance Carriers34.8672500
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service34.8572480
Metal Ore Mining34.8472470
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing34.8372460
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services34.7572280
Air Transportation34.7272210
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers34.7172190
Construction of Buildings34.6872130
Machinery Manufacturing34.6772120
Scheduled Air Transportation34.6672100
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing34.6572070
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing34.6472050
Support Activities for Transportation34.6372030
Administrative and Support Services34.6372030
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing34.671970
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services34.5471850
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities34.5471840
Specialized Design Services34.4871710
Dairy Product Manufacturing34.4371610
Outpatient Care Centers34.471560
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing34.3871510
Employment Services34.3871510
Support Activities for Rail Transportation34.3871500
Beverage Manufacturing34.3771490
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores34.3271390
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers34.3171360
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods34.371340
Construction34.2471210
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers34.2371190
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation34.1671060
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers34.1571030
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing34.1571020
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction34.1170940
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)34.0770850
Waste Treatment and Disposal34.0670840
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing34.0270770
Apparel Manufacturing33.9970700
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors33.9670640
Restaurants and Other Eating Places33.9570620
Transportation and Warehousing33.9470600
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance33.9270560
Office Administrative Services33.9170540
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers33.8870480
Electronics and Appliance Stores33.8870470
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing33.8570410
Automobile Dealers33.7670230
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers33.7670220
Grantmaking and Giving Services33.7170120
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing33.770090
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages33.6970070
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors33.6269930
Fabric Mills33.6169900
Support Activities for Air Transportation33.5969860
Facilities Support Services33.5669810
Animal Food Manufacturing33.4669590
General Rental Centers33.2969240
Food Services and Drinking Places33.2369120
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing33.2369110
Urban Transit Systems33.269060
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned33.269050
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing33.1268900
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities33.1268900
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores33.1168870
Specialty Trade Contractors32.9868600
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing32.9868600
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills32.8868380
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing32.8268260
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities32.868230
Other Insurance Related Activities32.7368090
Other Building Equipment Contractors32.7368080
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned32.6667940
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services32.6267860
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned32.5967790
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers32.5567690
Hospitals, Privately owned32.5467690
Elementary and Secondary Schools, State government owned32.567610
General Freight Trucking32.567590
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)32.4667520
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries32.3667300
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers32.3267220
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services32.2867150
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)32.2667100
Truck Transportation32.2367030
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)32.1666890
Other Food Manufacturing32.1566870
Repair and Maintenance32.1466860
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing32.0566660
Rental and Leasing Services32.0466650
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors32.0266600
Waste Management and Remediation Services31.9166380
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing31.966340
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing31.8966330
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers31.8866320
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing31.8866310
Tobacco Manufacturing31.8366210
Warehousing and Storage31.8166170
Radio Broadcasting31.866150
Landscaping Services31.866140
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)31.7766090
Household Appliance Manufacturing31.7666060
Newspaper Publishers31.7566040
Direct Selling Establishments31.7466030
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services31.7165950
Ambulatory Health Care Services31.765940
Offices of Physicians31.5865690
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers31.5865680
Educational Services, Local government owned31.5865680
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services31.5765670
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing31.5465610
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned31.5365590
Food Manufacturing31.4765450
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing31.4465390
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing31.4365370
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals31.4265360
Foundries31.3465180
Ship and Boat Building31.3365170
Footwear Manufacturing31.3265140
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories31.2865060
Specialized Freight Trucking31.2565000
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing31.2464980
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing31.2164920
Plastics Product Manufacturing31.264890
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers31.1964880
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing31.1364750
Other Specialty Trade Contractors31.164680
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing31.0964670
Residential Building Construction31.0964660
Local government, including schools and hospitals30.9864430
Home Health Care Services30.9164290
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned30.8464140
Hospitals, Local government owned30.8364130
Grain and Oilseed Milling30.8364120
Business Support Services30.7864010
Educational Support Services, Privately owned30.7663990
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)30.7463940
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals30.7163880
Furniture Stores30.763850
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers30.6963840
Forging and Stamping30.6763800
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing30.6763780
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services30.6563760
Specialty hospitals, State government owned30.6563760
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing30.6563750
Rubber Product Manufacturing30.5863610
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing30.5863600
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists30.5463530
Primary Metal Manufacturing30.4963430
State government, including schools and hospitals30.4563340
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events30.4563330
Ambulance Services30.4463320
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing30.3963210
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations30.3763170
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)30.3663150
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)30.3263060
Services to Buildings and Dwellings30.363030
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations30.363010
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services30.2362870
Textile Furnishings Mills30.1962800
Waste Collection30.1962790
Gasoline Stations30.1862770
Educational Support Services, Local government owned30.1662740
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned30.1362670
Textile Product Mills30.1262640
Offices of Other Health Practitioners30.0462470
Other Textile Product Mills30.0362460
Machine Shops3062410
Roofing Contractors29.9662320
Hospitals, State government owned29.9662310
Local Messengers and Local Delivery29.9162200
Support Activities for Animal Production29.8762130
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned29.8462060
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned29.7961960
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing29.7761930
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing29.7561880
Travel Agencies29.7561870
Consumer Goods Rental29.761770
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)29.6861730
Painting and Wall Covering Contractors29.6261600
Photographic Services29.6261600
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair29.5561460
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)29.5461450
Miscellaneous Store Retailers29.5361420
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)29.4861310
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations29.4361200
Sawmills and Wood Preservation29.4261190
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation29.4261190
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned29.461160
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing29.3861110
Telephone Call Centers29.3761100
Nonstore Retailers29.3361010
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing29.360940
Other Personal Services29.1460620
Educational Services, State government owned29.1260570
Accommodation and Food Services29.1160560
Educational Services, Privately owned29.160520
Junior colleges, Local government owned29.0360390
Wood Product Manufacturing29.0260360
Social Advocacy Organizations28.9960310
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned28.9460190
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers28.9260160
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)28.9260150
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses28.7759840
Florists28.7559810
Drywall and Insulation Contractors28.7259740
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing28.6559600
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned28.6559590
Printing and Related Support Activities28.5959480
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)28.5859450
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers28.5359350
Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing28.4859240
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition28.4859240
Spectator Sports28.4259110
Gambling Industries28.3759010
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel28.3558970
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers28.358870
Other Wood Product Manufacturing28.2858810
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned28.1558550
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing28.1158460
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance2858250
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters2858240
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing27.9958220
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries27.9758170
Other Residential Care Facilities27.9558130
Special Food Services27.9458120
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing27.8557930
Other Support Services27.8557920
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing27.8357890
Activities Related to Real Estate27.7757770
Automotive Repair and Maintenance27.7657730
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers27.7457690
Security Systems Services27.7357680
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers27.7357680
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores27.6357480
Support Activities for Road Transportation27.4957190
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing27.4757140
Real Estate27.4757130
Building Finishing Contractors27.3156800
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)27.2856750
Lessors of Real Estate27.1356430
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers27.0856330
Specialty Food Stores26.9556050
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers26.9356020
Personal and Laundry Services26.9155960
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing26.8155770
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned26.6255370
Health and Personal Care Stores26.5855280
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)26.4955100
Performing Arts Companies26.2254530
Full-Service Restaurants26.154300
Animal Slaughtering and Processing25.953870
Other Support Activities for Transportation25.8753810
Retail Trade25.753460
Sporting Goods Stores25.753460
Junior colleges, Privately owned25.5953220
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries25.4652970
Religious Organizations25.4652950
Casino Hotels25.3152630
Textile Mills25.2752560
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps25.2152440
Civic and Social Organizations25.1752360
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)25.1452300
Offices of Chiropractors24.9751950
Pharmacies and Drug Stores24.9751940
Other Automotive Repair and Maintenance24.9251830
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services24.951790
Other General Merchandise Stores24.8951770
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities24.8551680
Accommodation24.8351640
Traveler Accommodation24.7851550
Vocational Rehabilitation Services24.7551470
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers24.751380
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned24.751370
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation24.6751320
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions24.5751110
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)24.5451050
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers24.5551050
Social Assistance24.350540
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly24.2450420
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities24.2250380
Building Material and Supplies Dealers24.1950310
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation24.1550230
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities24.0650050
Individual and Family Services24.0149950
Death Care Services23.8549610
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores23.7649420
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry23.7449390
Veterinary Services23.7349350
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting23.6349150
Rooming and Boarding Houses23.5949060
Child Day Care Services23.5649010
Other schools and instruction, Local government owned23.3148480
Drycleaning and Laundry Services23.1948230
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores23.1448130
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation23.0547940
Junior colleges, State government owned22.8247460
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities22.7647340
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores22.5446880
Offices of Optometrists22.2646300
Personal Care Services22.2246210
Offices of Dentists22.1646100
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities21.7845310
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation21.6445010
Support Activities for Crop Production21.6445000
Food and Beverage Stores20.642850
School and Employee Bus Transportation20.5542750
General Merchandise Stores20.0541710
Grocery Stores19.6340840
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)19.5640680
Taxi and Limousine Service19.4540460
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water18.9639440
Department Stores18.7639020
Book Stores and News Dealers16.9435240

Not all industries pay the same for Customs Brokers.

1 of the easiest way to increase your salary is to change industries and find a higher paying one.



Highest paying states

StateHourlyAnnual
DC$47.56$98930
NY$42.09$87550
MD$41.52$86350
VA$40.86$84990
AL$38.92$80960
CA$38.69$80480
TX$38.29$79640
AK$37.96$78950
MA$37.73$78480
CO$37.71$78440

Another simple way to boost your pay as A Customs Broker is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like DC doesn’t mean you will make more overall. This is because the expenses at DC may be 2x higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to the BLS, the highest paid / most successful Customs Brokers are in the states of DC, NY, MD, VA and AL. The average salary in DC is $98930.



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Customs Brokers
Written by: Stanley Tan
Customs Brokers prepare customs documentation and ensure that shipments meet all applicable laws to facilitate the import and export of goods. Determine and track duties and taxes payable and process payments on behalf of client. Sign documents under a power of attorney. Represent clients in meetings with customs officials and apply for duty refunds and tariff reclassifications. Coordinate transportation and storage of imported goods.
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