We surveyed 317 shipmates to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical shipmate. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a shipmate?



Working as a shipmate typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a shipmate?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a shipmate typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a shipmate?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a shipmate. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for shipmates.


Do shipmates work full-time or part-time?

70% of shipmates work in full-time roles while 30% work part-time.

Is being a shipmate stressful?



Shipmates tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.

Is being organized important as a shipmate?



Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being a shipmate.