Sailor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Sailor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Oregon $77,240
New York $62,390
Maryland $62,280
Alaska $62,250
Hawaii $61,870
Washington $59,480
Delaware $56,840
Georgia $56,680
Massachusetts $49,450
Tennessee $49,150
Illinois $48,790
Indiana $48,640
New Jersey $48,060
Louisiana $47,110
Minnesota $46,640
West Virginia $46,490
Virginia $44,570
Pennsylvania $43,910
Alabama $42,220
Texas $40,950
Maine $39,760
California $39,730
Iowa $39,310
Connecticut $38,590
Missouri $38,480
Michigan $38,430
Ohio $38,380
North Carolina $38,300
Arkansas $38,200
Rhode Island $37,810
Mississippi $37,740
South Carolina $37,620
Florida $36,750
Kentucky $34,590
Wisconsin $29,160
Virgin Islands, U.S. $28,880
District of Columbia $23,920
Puerto Rico $23,020

How do sailor salaries compare to similar careers?

Sailors earn 6% less than similar careers in Wisconsin. On average, they make less than avionics technicians but more than couriers.

Career Median Salary
Avionics technician salary $38K
Highway maintenance worker salary $47K
Travel agent salary $37K
Delivery service driver salary $38K
Shipping/Receiving clerk salary $38K
Sailor salary $29K
Courier salary $29K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)