Average Salary for Hercules Offshore Employees

Hercules Offshore employees typically bring home $67K per year. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Hercules Offshore
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[-]Captain, Mate, or Pilot of Water Vessels (2)
$46,655 - $139,409  
[-]Captain, Mate, or Pilot of Water Vessels (2)
Salary$40,245 - $152,865  
Total Pay$46,655 - $139,409  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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About This Company

Houston, Texas 77046

Drilling Oil and Gas Wells

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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $76K. The greater proportion of employees (40 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home around $78K annually.


Within the firm, employees working in Louisiana take home the most — $90K per year on average.


Bringing in the most money are Captain, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels — their earnings average about $95K.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly all workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. A solid majority of workers receive health insurance, and more than half of workers get dental coverage.

Key Stats for Hercules Offshore


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