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Deck Hand Salary

$42,283 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$922

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 28, 2020

The average pay for a Deck Hand is $42,283 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Deck Hand is between $31,874 and $50,930. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Deck Hand. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Keeps deck maintained on a watercraft vessel, such as dredges, ferryboats, scows, and riverboats, performing a variety of duties.
  • Controls lines to moor vessel to wharves, tie up vessel to another vessel, or rig towing lines.
  • Sweeps and washes decks, using broom, brushes, mops, and fire hose.
Deck Hand Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Sailors and Marine Oilers

Job family population: 32,220

Estimated population of Deck Hand jobs: 5,450

Rate of error: 6.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$49,017
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth-largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 328 million, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous...

Deck Hand Job Listings for United States

Derick Barge Deck Foreman, Leadermen, Rigger, Derrick Crane Operator, Foreman Welder, Engineer, Elec
Jan 21
Amelia, LA, USA
Shore Offshore Services LLC
... Barge Deck Foreman • Leadermen • Rigger • Derrick Crane Operator • Tower Operator • ... â€¢ Galley Hand • Tug Boat Captain (Anchor Handling Experience) • Able Body Seamen (Anchor ...
Maintenance Technician- Decks
Jan 24
Irvine, CA, USA
ProTec Building Services
Deck Coatings * Stucco/Stucco Repair * Masonry/Brick * Concrete * Dry walling * Painting * Welding ... Must own basic hand tools and electric power tools. * Ability to use hand tools and power tools ...
Full-TimeShop-hand to help customers
Jan 28
Lubbock, TX, USA
Acacia Hardwoods
Acacia Hardwoodsis currently seeking aFull-Time Shop-hand to help customers. The applicant must pass a drug screen and physical. Must have a good/valid driver's license. Apply in person at: 4614 ...
Shop Hand/Technician Apprentice
Jan 15
Lakewood, CO, USA
Royce Industries, L.C.
Shop Hand/Technician Apprentice ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: -Sweep, mop, clean, and organize shop -Deliver and pickup parts, equipment and detergents -Assist parts, service and sales ...
Pilot/Shop Hand
Jan 3
Forest Grove, OR, USA
Pihl Excavating
We are currently seeking an experienced Pilot/Shop Hand to join our team. Job Duties and Responsibilities * Pilot driving for Heavy Equipment moves on an as needed basis * Performing a variety of ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Deck Hand is $42,283 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Deck Hand is between $31,874 and $50,930. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Deck Hand. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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