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How much does a Customs Inspector make in California?

Average Customs Inspector Hourly Wage in California

Customs Inspectors earn a median hourly wage of $47.97. Hourly wages typically start from $33.95 and go up to $63.04.

Average Customs Inspector Yearly Salary in California

Customs Inspectors earn a median salary of $99,780 per year. Salaries typically start from $70,620 and go up to $131,120.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Customs Inspector Earnings by Seniority

Top End Customs Inspector Earnings

The highest earning Customs Inspectors in California earn:

$63.04
an hour
$131,120
per year
Senior Customs Inspector Earnings

Senior Customs Inspectors in California earn:

$54.66
an hour
$113,680
per year
Experienced Customs Inspector Earnings

Experienced Customs Inspectors in California earn:

$47.97
an hour
$99,780
per year
Junior Customs Inspector Earnings

Junior Customs Inspectors in California earn:

$40.49
an hour
$84,210
per year
Starting Customs Inspector Earnings

Starting Customs Inspectors in California earn:

$33.95
an hour
$70,620
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Customs Inspector salary comparison

Customs Inspectors earn more than 71% percent of Law careers in California. Customs Inspector salaries are in the top 62% of all careers in California.

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Historical salary for Customs Inspectors in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Customs Inspector

Interested in becoming a customs inspector? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good customs inspector? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    A certificate or associates degree is required to be a Customs Inspector.

  3. Get Hired

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