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Marine Cargo Surveyor Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$84,324 (USD)

Average Salary

$41/hr

Average Hourly

$2,563

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Marine Cargo Surveyor is $84,324 a year and $41 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Marine Cargo Surveyor is between $59,963 and $104,314. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Marine Cargo Surveyor. 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:
  • Inspects cargoes of seagoing vessels, and certifies compliance with national and international safety and health regulations in cargo handling and stowage.
  • Reads vessel documents that set forth cargo loading and securing procedures, capacities, and stability factors to ascertain cargo capabilities according to design and cargo regulations.
  • Instructs crew in techniques of stowing dangerous and heavy cargo, such as use of extra support beams, shoring, and additional stronger lashings, according to knowledge of hazards present when shipping grain, explosives, logs, and heavy machinery.
  • Examines loaded, secured cargo in holds and lashed to decks to ascertain that pertinent cargo handling regulations have been observed.
Marine Cargo Surveyor Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Transportation Inspectors

Job family population: 30,030

Estimated population of Marine Cargo Surveyor jobs: 355

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$97,754
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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