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Mate Fishing Vessel Salary

$64,808 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

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The average pay for a Mate Fishing Vessel is $64,808 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Mate Fishing Vessel is between $46,679 and $79,842. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Mate Fishing Vessel Job Prevalence in the United States

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

Job family population: 35,780

Estimated population of Mate Fishing Vessel jobs: 2,051

Rate of error: 6.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
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), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Mate Fishing Vessel Job Listings for United States

Marine Mechanic / Technician
Apr 16
South Dennis, MA, USA
Cape Cod Marine
He was First Mate on charter boats at age 14, received his Captain's License at age 16 operating ... Ron has owned and operated commercial fishing vessels. Having 40 years of vessel servicing ...
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