Customs Brokers

5.1/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
69%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
6.2%
by 2030
WAGES
$71,100
or $34.18 hourly
VOLUME
327,360
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 69% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Customs Brokers' job openings is expected to rise 6.2% by 2030
'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 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Customs Brokers' was $71,100, or $34.18 hourly
'Customs Brokers' are paid 69.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 327,360 people employed as Customs Brokers.
This represents around 0.24% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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

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