Customs, ship and other brokers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1315  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Customs brokers clear goods through customs and to their destination on behalf of importer and exporter clients. Shipbrokers buy and sell cargo space on ships and buy and sell ships, yachts and other watercraft on behalf of clients. This unit group also includes other brokers, not elsewhere classified, who negotiate commercial transactions, logistics or other services between parties on behalf of clients. They are employed by customs, ship or other brokerage establishments or may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Cargo Broker
  • Chartered Shipbroker
  • Customs Broker
  • Customs Clearance Agent
  • Customs Consultant
  • Customs House Broker
  • Customs Information Broker
  • Customs Rater
  • Designated Shipbroker
  • Gas Broker
  • Licensed Customs Broker
  • Oil Lease Broker
  • Qualified Customs Broker
  • Royalty Broker
  • Ship Agent
  • Ship Line Agent
  • Shipbroker
  • Supply Chain Specialist - Customs Brokerage
  • Yacht Broker
  • Cargo Broker
  • Chartered Shipbroker
  • Customs Broker
  • Gas Broker
  • Licensed Customs Broker
  • Shipbroker
  • Ship Line Agent
  • Customs Coordinator
  • Release Clerk Agent

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for customs, ship and other brokers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $51,281
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $50,076
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $39,099
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $49,244
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for customs, ship and other brokers.

Gender Median Income
Male $49,244
Female $53,129
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (9 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for customs, ship and other brokers.

$42,000.00
Lowest Observed
$60,000.00
Highest Observed
$46,800.00
25th Percentile
$51,755.56
Average
$52,000.00
Median
$55,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for customs, ship and other brokers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 20
25 to 34 years 75
35 to 44 years 160
45 to 54 years 270
55 to 64 years 115
65 to 74 years 35
75 years and over 0
Total 675
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for customs, ship and other brokers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 200
Part Time 480
Total 675
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for customs, ship and other brokers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 265
Female 410
Total 675
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for customs, ship and other brokers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 625
Self Employed 50
Total 675
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for customs, ship and other brokers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 665
Unemployed 10
Total 675
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for customs, ship and other brokers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 15
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 160
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 230
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 40
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 205
Total 675
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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