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 10% less than similar careers in New Mexico. On average, they make less than aircraft mechanics but more than highway maintenance workers.

Career Median Salary
Aircraft mechanic salary $58K
Freight and cargo inspector salary $57K
Avionics technician salary $61K
Cargo and freight agent salary $50K
Truck driver salary $41K
Ship loader salary $36K
Travel agent salary $40K
Traffic technician salary $35K
Delivery service driver salary $32K
Highway maintenance worker salary $34K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)