How much does an International Trade Specialist make in the United States? The average International Trade Specialist salary in the United States is $100,741 as of March 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $79,266 and $121,975. 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. 

International Trade Specialist Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile International Trade Specialist Salary $59,713 US March 26, 2024
25th Percentile International Trade Specialist Salary $79,266 US March 26, 2024
50th Percentile International Trade Specialist Salary $100,741 US March 26, 2024
75th Percentile International Trade Specialist Salary $121,975 US March 26, 2024
90th Percentile International Trade Specialist Salary $141,307 US March 26, 2024
25% $79,266 10% $59,713 90% $141,307 75% $121,975 $100,741 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does an International Trade Specialist need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.


International Trade: Providing and conducting an exchange of goods and services between countries to drive opportunities for revenue growth and market competitiveness.


Carpentry: Carpentry is a skilled trade and a craft in which the primary work performed is the cutting, shaping and installation of building materials during the construction of buildings, ships, timber bridges, concrete formwork, etc. Carpenters traditionally worked with natural wood and did the rougher work such as framing, but today many other materials are also used and sometimes the finer trades of cabinetmaking and furniture building are considered carpentry. In the United States, 98.5% of carpenters are male, and it was the fourth most male-dominated occupation in the country in 1999. In 2006 in the United States, there were about 1.5 million carpentry positions. Carpenters are usually the first tradesmen on a job and the last to leave. Carpenters normally framed post-and-beam buildings until the end of the 19th century; now this old fashioned carpentry is called timber framing. Carpenters learn this trade by being employed through an apprenticeship training—normally 4 years—and qualify by successfully completing that country's competence test in places such as the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia and South Africa. It is also common that the skill can be learned by gaining work experience other than a formal training program, which may be the case in many places.


Preventative Maintenance: Developing and implementing maintenance strategies to increase equipment life expectancy and avoid unplanned downtime.

International Trade 6.85%
Carpentry 2.49%
Preventative Maintenance 1.45%
Others 89.21%

Job Description for International Trade Specialist

International Trade Specialist is responsible for coordinating credit and financial activities and obtaining payments for import/export operations. Acts as an advisor on matters of tariffs, markets, and federal and foreign regulations. Being an International Trade Specialist ensures that all filings, documents, and regulatory reporting are completed accurately, in a timely manner, and according to trade laws. Keeps informed of international events and changes to laws and requirements that may impact operations. Additionally, International Trade Specialist may negotiate letters of credit or handle issues with international banks. May require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The International Trade Specialist gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be an International Trade Specialist typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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International Trade Specialist salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of International Trade Specialist, the highest International Trade Specialist salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the International Trade Specialist salary is 25.0% above. The lowest International Trade Specialist salary is in Miami, FL, where the International Trade Specialist salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average

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