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 Iowa. On average, they make less than aircraft mechanics but more than bus drivers.

Career Median Salary
Aircraft mechanic salary $54K
Highway maintenance worker salary $47K
Truck driver salary $44K
Cargo and freight agent salary $42K
Traffic technician salary $37K
Ship loader salary $42K
Travel agent salary $41K
Sailor salary $37K
Delivery service driver salary $33K
Bus driver salary $34K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)