Deckhand Salary (United States)

A Deckhand earns an average salary of $32,396 per year. This job's pay does not change very much with experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Deckhand Total Pay (?
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$21,368 - $51,498
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MEDIAN: $32,395
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Deckhand Total Pay (?
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$8.74 - $20.00
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,368 - $51,498  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,949  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,692 - $49,647  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.74 - $20.00  
   
Overtime
$10.26 - $34.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,949  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,692 - $49,647  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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Job Description for Deckhand

  • Greases/lubricates bearings, pumps and couplings.
  • Operates and cleans oil filtration and centrifuge equipment.
  • Adjusts steam burning boiler drafts and maintains proper combustion, pressure and water levels in boilers.
  • Maintains appropriate levels of lubricant in all main engine and the ship service diesel generator.
  • Reads gauges and other indicators such as fuel oil pressure and temperature.

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Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 6%
National Average
$31,000
New Orleans
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Experience Affects Deckhand Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
0%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 30%
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