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Customs Brokers

General Information


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.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit50.06%
  2. State and local government25.29%
  3. Federal government14.97%
  4. Private, not for profit8.11%
  5. Self-employed1.54%
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Average Salary



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Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 45%
  • Bachelor's degree 20%
  • Post-secondary certificate 20%
  • Associate's degree 10%
  • Less than high school 5%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%


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