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Dredge Captain Salary
in Alabama, United States

$73,588 (USD)

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Last updated: March 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dredge Captain is $73,588 a year and $35 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Dredge Captain is between $52,254 and $91,033. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Alabama, United States

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

Job family population: 35,780

Estimated population of Dredge Captain jobs: 777

Rate of error: 6.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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