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Import/Export Clerk Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,869 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Import/Export Clerk is $43,869 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Import/Export Clerk is between $32,802 and $53,064. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Import/Export Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Computes duties, tariffs, and weight, volume, and price conversions of merchandise exported to or imported from foreign countries.
  • Calculates duties or tariffs to be paid on merchandise, using calculating machine or computer.
Import/Export Clerk Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Billing and Posting Clerks

Job family population: 476,010

Estimated population of Import/Export Clerk jobs: 4,755

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Import/Export Clerk Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Import Clerk
Apr 30
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Nankai Transport International (USA), Inc.
: Import Clerk This is a position with an established full-service logistics company that specializes in import/export freight forwarding. Seeking a competent individual that can join our team to ...
Ocean Import Clerk
May 17
Ocean Import Clerk Company Profile: Chicago Express Int'l Inc., was founded in 1992 specializing in ... for Air import or Ocean Export What will make you successful in this role? Positive Attitude ...
Shipping Clerk/Admin
May 30
Park Forest, IL, USA
Agrati Group
Knowledge of Export/Import documentation requirements. * Perform other clerical functions as ... Cross-train with other Warehouse and Inspection Admins./Clerks in order to do all duties required ...
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