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Ship Captain Salary
in Delaware, United States

$91,590 (USD)

Average Salary

$44/hr

Average Hourly

$3,499

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Ship Captain is $91,590 a year and $44 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Ship Captain is between $64,664 and $113,488. 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 Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 2023:
$106,177
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Ship Captain Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Move Captain
Oct 6
Newark, DE, USA
Paxton Ave LLC
As a Move Leader, you are the first point of contact for clients on the job. Go out of your way to be friendly (smile, eye contact, small talk) to everyone whom you come in contact with throughout ...
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