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Ship Officer Salary

$65,255 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,866

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Ship Officer is $65,255 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Ship Officer is between $47,067 and $80,326. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Ship Officer. 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:
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of crew aboard ship.
  • Commands ship in event Ship Captain becomes incapacitated.
  • May be required to hold license issued by US Coast Guard, depending on waters navigated and tonnage of ship.
Ship Officer Job Prevalence in the United States

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

Job family population: 36,390

Estimated population of Ship Officer jobs: 2,071

Rate of error: 7.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$75,648
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 simply 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), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Ship Officer Job Listings for United States

Security Officer Cruise Ship San Diego Port
Nov 22
San Diego, United States
Allied Universal
Cruise Ship Security Officer Pay Rate: $15.00 Custumer Service a MOST!!! Allied Universal is seeking Professional Security Officers. Our Security Officers allow us to contribute to our company's core ...
Hotel General Manager - Shipboard
Oct 24
Atlanta, GA, USA
American Cruise Lines
Each ship is similar to a small, luxury hotel, where the highest level of service is provided at ... Hotel General Managers are senior-level shipboard officers who supervise the Food Service ...
Superintendent Engineer
Dec 5
Lake Success, NY, USA
Liberty Global Logistics
Verify the ship's senior officers are following the company s SMS. Review their procedures and operations during the time spent on board. Issue Non-Conformity or Observation reports, if required
Operations Trainer
Dec 4
Raleigh, NC, USA
American Cruise Lines
Facilitating recurrent training onboard American Cruise Lines ships for Shipboard officers and crew members * Act in the role of Quality Control while onboard to ensure all company standards are ...
Marine Personnel Specialist
Oct 10
Baltimore, MD, USA
Case Interactive
... Ship's Officers, Senior Manager Fleet Operations, and Senior Manager of Marine Personnel as needed for Marine crew change schedules, visa requirements, and submittal of timely permit crew lists for ...

The average pay for a Ship Officer is $65,255 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Ship Officer is between $47,067 and $80,326. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Ship Officer. 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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Security Officer Cruise Ship San Diego Port
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Cruise Ship Security Officer Pay Rate: $15.00 Custumer Service a MOST!!! Allied Universal is seeking Professional Security Officers. Our Security Officers allow us to contribute to our company's core ...
Hotel General Manager - Shipboard
Oct 24
Atlanta, GA, USA
American Cruise Lines
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