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or $34.44 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness (50)
Assisting and Caring for Others (30)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (1)
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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.
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
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