Ship loader earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Ship loader salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $26,140
Alabama $34,710
Arkansas $32,550
Arizona $28,310
California $32,940
Colorado $45,890
Florida $35,530
Georgia $42,470
Iowa $41,510
Illinois $38,310
Indiana $32,010
Kansas $31,080
Kentucky $44,460
Louisiana $35,330
Massachusetts $43,490
Maryland $44,430
Maine $42,830
Michigan $45,010
Minnesota $47,000
Missouri $45,870
Mississippi $30,760
North Dakota $43,380
Nebraska $46,030
New Jersey $67,350
New Mexico $35,560
New York $38,050
Ohio $33,130
Oklahoma $30,880
Oregon $55,470
Pennsylvania $43,590
Tennessee $43,980
Texas $37,240
Virginia $32,580
Washington $48,580
Wisconsin $46,030
Wyoming $42,440

How do ship loader salaries compare to similar careers?

Ship loaders earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than avionics technicians but more than highway maintenance workers.

Career Median Salary
Avionics technician salary $54K
Aircraft mechanic salary $49K
Rail transportation worker salary $49K
Traffic technician salary $47K
Truck driver salary $46K
Ship loader salary $42K
Cargo and freight agent salary $44K
Sailor salary $42K
Travel agent salary $40K
Highway maintenance worker salary $41K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)