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Boatswain Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$71,764 (USD)

Average Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly

$2,060

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Boatswain is $71,764 a year and $35 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Boatswain is between $51,908 and $88,266. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Boatswain. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates a boat or barge, and leads ship personnel engaged in cleaning decks and lifeboats, and chipping, scraping, wire brushing, and painting decks, sides, and superstructure.
  • Examines cargo-handling gear and lifesaving equipment and leads crew engaged in repairing or replacing defective gear and equipment.
  • Monitors boat safety, and proposes boat safety practices.
Boatswain Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

Job family population: 35,780

Estimated population of Boatswain jobs: 742

Rate of error: 6.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$83,194
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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