Customs Brokers

4.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
86%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
4.3%
by 2031
WAGES
$71,650
or $34.44 hourly
VOLUME
334,340
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 86% (Robots are watching)

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated
Qualities required for this occupation:
Negotiation
Social Perceptiveness
Key
very important
quite important
[Show all metrics]

What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?





How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Customs Brokers' job openings is expected to rise 4.3% by 2031
'Customs Brokers' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Customs Brokers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Customs Brokers' was $71,650, or $34.44 hourly
'Customs Brokers' are paid 56.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as customs brokers?

As of 2021 there were 334,340 people employed as Customs Brokers within the United States.
This represents around 0.24% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 421 people are employed as Customs Brokers.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 13-1041.08

Resources

If you're thinking of starting a new career, or looking to change jobs, we've created a handy job search tool which might just help you land that perfect new role.

Search jobs in your local area

Leave a reply about this occupation

Your email address will not be published.
Comment
 
Name
 
Email (optional)

People also viewed

Have your say

Elizabeth Annette Wolter on Writers and Authors

Someone who is passionate about storytelling on Writers and Authors

my name is not important on Writers and Authors

R on Writers and Authors

Annette Partida on Writers and Authors