Commercial fisherman earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Commercial fisherman salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Florida $39,430
Alaska $31,610
Texas $17,930

How do commercial fisherman salaries compare to similar careers?

Commercial fishermen earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than avionics technicians but more than air crew members.

Career Median Salary
Avionics technician salary $60K
Aircraft mechanic salary $57K
Fish and game warden salary $58K
Flight attendant salary $56K
Rail transportation worker salary $53K
Commercial fisherman salary $37K
Traffic technician salary $47K
Marine biologist salary $32K
Cargo and freight agent salary $43K
Air crew member salary $36K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)