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Dredge Captain Salary

$80,548 (USD)

Average Salary

$39/hr

Average Hourly

$2,698

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 13, 2019

The average pay for a Dredge Captain is $80,548 a year and $39 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Dredge Captain is between $57,196 and $99,643. 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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Description:
  • Commands vessel equipped with machinery for excavating under water to facilitate building structures in harbors, estuaries, straits, sounds, rivers, lakes, bays, and oceans: sets course of vessel, using navigational aids, such as charts, area plotting sheets, compass, and sextant, and orders worker at helm to steer ship toward excavation site.
  • Determines geographical position of ship, using loran or azimuths of celestial bodies.
  • Directs crew engaged in operating deck winches and lowering dredging equipment.
  • Supervises crew engaged in dredging operations.
  • Verifies depth of excavations to ensure that excavations are made according to requirements.
  • Maintains ship's log.
  • Must be licensed by us coast guard for steam, motor, or sail ship according to waters navigated and tonnage of ship.
Dredge Captain Job Prevalence in the United States

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

Job family population: 36,390

Estimated population of Dredge Captain jobs: 790

Rate of error: 7.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$93,377
5 Year Change:
16 %
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The average pay for a Dredge Captain is $80,548 a year and $39 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Dredge Captain is between $57,196 and $99,643. 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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