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 8% less than similar careers in Maryland. On average, they make less than aircraft mechanics but more than highway maintenance workers.

Career Median Salary
Aircraft mechanic salary $72K
Freight and cargo inspector salary $52K
Sailor salary $46K
Traffic technician salary $45K
Truck driver salary $44K
Ship loader salary $44K
Travel agent salary $39K
Cargo and freight agent salary $41K
Bus driver salary $37K
Highway maintenance worker salary $37K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)