Shipmate earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Shipmate salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Louisiana $99,460
New York $98,680
Washington $95,390
Arkansas $90,720
Oklahoma $86,570
Alaska $81,910
Mississippi $81,510
Virginia $80,950
Illinois $80,240
West Virginia $79,510
Iowa $79,240
Kentucky $79,090
Alabama $77,630
Minnesota $77,030
Ohio $75,600
Delaware $75,450
Pennsylvania $73,640
Maine $66,390
Michigan $65,160
Rhode Island $64,160
Massachusetts $63,980
South Carolina $63,970
Connecticut $62,900
Hawaii $61,020
Florida $60,780
Georgia $59,400
Missouri $57,060
New Hampshire $52,390
Virgin Islands, U.S. $50,970
North Carolina $49,860
Wisconsin $49,470
Arizona $47,470
Tennessee $40,460
Puerto Rico $32,360
Indiana $104,530
New Jersey $104,020
Texas $103,340
Oregon $101,960
Maryland $101,450
Vermont $101,230
California $100,020

How do shipmate salaries compare to similar careers?

Shipmates earn 13% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than pilots but more than customs brokers.

Career Median Salary
Pilot salary $202K
Air traffic controller salary $130K
Commercial pilot salary $100K
Ship captain salary $82K
Shipmate salary $82K
Ship engineer salary $82K
Transportation planner salary $84K
Customs broker salary $75K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)