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Barge Captain Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$69,315 (USD)

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The average pay for a Barge Captain is $69,315 a year and $33 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Barge Captain is between $49,220 and $85,747. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Barge Captain. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers on towed barge that transports cargo on lakes, bays, sounds, and rivers: directs workers engaged in loading and unloading barge to ensure that cargo is loaded according to balancing specifications.
  • Inspects barge to ensure that craft is seaworthy.
  • Signals tugboat captain to tow barge to destination.
  • Logs barge's movements and ports-of-call.
  • Steers barge when it has steering equipment.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Barge Captain Job Listings for Arkansas, United States

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