Sailor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Sailor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $39,900
Alabama $34,000
Arkansas $31,260
California $38,770
Connecticut $42,040
District of Columbia $23,920
Delaware $40,440
Florida $64,300
Georgia $34,230
Hawaii $39,550
Iowa $36,740
Illinois $47,037
Kentucky $40,640
Louisiana $39,400
Massachusetts $34,730
Maryland $50,470
Maine $34,280
Michigan $54,170
Minnesota $53,100
Missouri $47,840
Mississippi $38,910
North Carolina $31,930
New Jersey $38,740
New York $47,470
Ohio $37,910
Oregon $46,650
Pennsylvania $39,226
Puerto Rico $31,670
Rhode Island $33,080
South Carolina $36,270
Tennessee $26,950
Texas $37,190
Virginia $44,930
Virgin Islands $28,190
Washington $52,780
Wisconsin $49,550
West Virginia $46,490

How do sailor salaries compare to similar careers?

Sailors earn 7% less than similar careers in Mississippi. On average, they make less than intelligence analysts but more than shipping/receiving clerks.

Career Median Salary
Intelligence analyst salary $52K
Avionics technician salary $60K
Remote sensing technician salary $53K
Cargo and freight agent salary $39K
Truck driver salary $40K
Sailor salary $39K
Travel agent salary $33K
Delivery service driver salary $28K
Bus driver salary $29K
Shipping/Receiving clerk salary $28K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)