A Ship or Boat Captain can expect wages of around 56000 to 84000 depending on seniority. Ship and Boat Captains can get a pay level of Seventy Thousand Nine Hundred dollars annually.
Ship and Boat Captains are paid at the highest average level in Delaware, which has average job salaries of close to $102290. This group of people can expect the most salary in Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services, where they can earn average pay levels of $81900.
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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 35.63 percent nationwide in that time.
Ship and Boat Captains tend to make the most in the following industries
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services||$81,900|
|Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services||$78,700|
|Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction||$77,160|
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing||$74,840|
|Transportation and Warehousing||$71,400|
In general, they earn less within the industries below
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation||$53,080|
|Other Services (except Public Administration)||$61,020|