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Fishing Captain Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$69,776 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$2,017

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fishing Captain is $69,776 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Fishing Captain is between $50,257 and $85,962. 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:
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of crew aboard fishing vessel: examines fishing gear and life-saving equipment and orders crew to repair or replace defective gear and equipment.
  • Stands watch during specified periods and determines geographical position of vessel upon request of captain, fishing vessel, using loran and azimuths of celestial bodies.
  • Directs activities of workers engaged in capture, preservation, stowing, and refrigeration of fish aboard fishing vessel.
  • Assumes command of fishing vessel in event captain, fishing vessel becomes incapacitated.
  • May locate schools of finfish and other marine life by observation from masthead and relay navigating directions to captain, fishing vessel.
  • May be required to hold license issued by us coast guard.
Fishing Captain Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 35,780

Estimated population of Fishing Captain jobs: 2,051

Rate of error: 6.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$80,890
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

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