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Ship Captain Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$77,985 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Ship Captain is $77,985 a year and $37 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Ship Captain is between $55,059 and $96,631. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Ship Captain. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Commands ship to transport passengers, freight, and other cargo across oceans, bays, lakes, and in coastal waters.
  • Sets course of ship, using navigational aids, such as charts, area plotting sheets, compass, and sextant, and orders crew worker at helm to steer ship.
  • Requires licensed by US Coast Guard for steam, motor, or sail ship according to waters navigated and tonnage of ship.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Ship Captain Job Listings for Arkansas, United States

Jan 18
Little Rock, United States
Stephens Inc.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Operate company owned aircraft according to Federal Air Regulations, the aircraft manufacturer's operating manual and the company Aviation Department policies ...