ABBOTT LABORATORIES Customs & Trade Technician Salary in the United States

How much does a Customs & Trade Technician make at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States? The average salary for Customs & Trade Technician at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States is $78,894 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $67,930 and $89,857. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2


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What does a Customs & Trade Technician do at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES?

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Primary Job Function:

Provides a variety of technical services to support customs and trade compliance at the site/division level, ensuring compliance with all relevant customs regulations and trade laws and regulations, including 19CFR, 15CFR, FDA, USDA, and other US regulatory agency requirements. Supports department by applying basic understanding of regulations to address a variety of import/export compliance issues, including tariff classification, Customs valuation, FDA inquiries, and other regulatory requirements.


Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
· Applies basic understanding of import/export regulations and requirements to support business needs.
· Assist site/division C&TC personnel in completing HTSUS and/or ECCN classifications and addressing import and export compliance issues related to 19 CFR and 15 CFR.
· Prepare import/export related documentation, which may include commercial invoices, export declarations, bills of lading, etc.
· Ensure timely and accurate response to Broker Requests for Information and follow up to ensure resolution.
· Communicate with freight forwarders to arrange and facilitate shipments, including booking, configuration, tracking/tracing, etc.
· Maintain and update site Item Master Log; work with site/division regulatory to ensure accuracy and completeness of FDA product codes and affirmation of compliance codes.
· Conduct effective and timely transactional review/audit of all import/export records. Elevate issues requiring correction or further review to supervisor/manager.
· Compile quarterly import/export log and provide to Corporate C&TC.
· Work with brokers to resolve broker/freight invoice issues/discrepancies.
· Provide timely customer service to all incoming critical phone calls, miscellaneous phone calls, and emails.
· Provide technical support for general import/export-related projects, as needed.
· Personally educate self on latest Customs, FDA, and other government agency import regulations.


Associate’s degree: Preferred. Business, logistics/transportation, or other related field.
High school diploma/GED: Required. Licensed Customs Broker or Certified Customs Specialist preferred


Minimum 2-3 years experience in import/export operations, international business, or other related field.
Sound problem solving abilities and close attention to detail required. Effective communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills are absolutely critical for this position.
Proficiency in database, Excel, and other software programs.

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The chart shows total cash compensation for the ABBOTT LABORATORIES Customs & Trade Technician in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $67,930 to $89,857 with an average total cash compensation of $78,894. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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