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Ship Master Salary

$90,349 (USD)

Average Salary

$43/hr

Average Hourly

$3,451

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for a Ship Master is $90,349 a year and $43 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Ship Master is between $63,788 and $111,951. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Ship Master. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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.
Ship Master Job Prevalence in the United States

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

Job family population: 36,390

Estimated population of Ship Master jobs: 557

Rate of error: 7.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$104,740
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Ship Master Job Listings for United States

Master - LG & TOAR - GOM BHJOB6704_2801
Dec 3
Houston, TX, USA
Core Group Resources
Job Title Master- LG & TOAR- GOM Location Houston, TX Job Summary: This position has constant ... ship * be sure that all crew members are on board during working hours. Captains must receive ...
Scrum Master
Dec 10
Madison, United States
TeamSoft
TeamSoft is seeking a Scrum Master for their client in the Madison, WI area! This individual will ... Those authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.ship ...
Master Scheduler
Nov 18
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
JSK Recruiting, Inc
Master Scheduler * Food manufacturer in Chicago, IL is expanding and is hiring a Master Scheduler ... Run MRP daily and accurately assigns ship dates to new orders based on material/machine/hours ...
Master Scheduler
Nov 18
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JSK Recruiting, Inc.
Master Scheduler * Food manufacturer in Chicago, IL is expanding and is hiring a Master Scheduler ... Run MRP daily and accurately assigns ship dates to new orders based on material/machine/hours ...
Scrum Master
Nov 25
us
Deliverse Consulting, LLC
... ship a large feature, etc.) * Foster a team environment and troubleshoot to solve conflicts and ... Certified Scrum Master * Demonstrated ability to construct Scrum Teams and maintain the framework ...

The average pay for a Ship Master is $90,349 a year and $43 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Ship Master is between $63,788 and $111,951. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Ship Master. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Master - LG & TOAR - GOM BHJOB6704_2801
Dec 3
Houston, TX, USA
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Job Title Master- LG & TOAR- GOM Location Houston, TX Job Summary: This position has constant ... ship * be sure that all crew members are on board during working hours. Captains must receive ...
Scrum Master
Dec 10
Madison, United States
TeamSoft
TeamSoft is seeking a Scrum Master for their client in the Madison, WI area! This individual will ... Those authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.ship ...
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