How much does a Customs Officer make in the United States? The average Customs Officer salary in the United States is $41,007 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $37,149 and $51,785. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Customs Officer inspects and searches cargo, baggage or articles worn by persons or carriers. Detects and seizes illegal and smuggled goods. Being a Customs Officer requires a high school diploma with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Must meet physical and personal requirements. Additionally, Customs Officer has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a manager. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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