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Tugboat Captain Salary
in United Kingdom

£46,437 (GBP)

Average Salary

£22/hr

Average Hourly

£1,551

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 18, 2020

The average pay for a Tugboat Captain is £46,437 a year and £22 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Tugboat Captain is between £33,021 and £57,445. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Tugboat Captain. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

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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Job Summary

Description:
  • Commands tugboat to tow barges and ships into and out of harbors, estuaries, straits, and sounds, and on rivers, lakes, and bays: signals workers on deck to rig towlines to barges or ship to be towed.
  • Determines course and towing speed on basis of specialized knowledge of local winds, weather, tides, and current.
  • Steers tugboat to push or pull barges to destination and to berth and unberth ships, avoiding reefs, outlying shoals, and other hazards to shipping, utilizing navigation devices, such as radar, sonic depth finder, compass and sextant and aids to navigation, such as lighthouses and buoys.
  • Directs placement of suction hose or siphon to pump water from hold of barge, and signals workers to repair leak.
  • Is required to hold license issued by us coast guard.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£53,833
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tugboat Captain is £46,437 a year and £22 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Tugboat Captain is between £33,021 and £57,445. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Tugboat Captain. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

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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