Deckhand Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Deckhand is $33,953 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Deckhand Salary (?
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$21,680 - $53,629
(Median)
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54K
MEDIAN: $33,953
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Deckhand Salary (?
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$9.78 - $20.54
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,680 - $53,629  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
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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$21,087 - $49,984  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $20.54  
   
Overtime
$10.30 - $34.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
   
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).
)
$21,087 - $49,984  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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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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Experience Affects Deckhand Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 29%
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