Longshoreman Salary (United States)

A Longshoreman earns an average wage of $20.83 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Longshoreman Total Pay (?
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$48,173 - $130,951
(Median)
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71K
99K
130K
MEDIAN: $71,203
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Longshoreman Total Pay (?
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$12.67 - $36.27
(Median)
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32
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,173 - $130,951  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,873  
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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$29,264 - $110,474  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.67 - $36.27  
   
Overtime
$11.74 - $52.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,873  
   
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).
)
$29,264 - $110,474  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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Job Description for Longshoreman
A longshoreman is a laborer who works on docks. He loads and unloads freight from ships that come into port. A wide variety of items are shipped on cargo ships that travel throughout the world. These items include automobiles, electronics, oil, and grain products. A longshoreman is responsible for removing the cargo from a docked ship. The cargo is then usually loaded onto a truck or train. Cranes and other moving equipment are often used to move and secure items.
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Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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Houston
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Long Beach
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National Average
$64,000
New York
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Newark
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Experience Affects Longshoreman Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$64,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 27%
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Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 19%
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