Longshoreman Salary

A Longshoreman earns an average wage of $24.98 per hour.

$40,000 - $147,973
$40K
$73K
$150K
MEDIAN: $72,802
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50%
90%

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$15.14 - $44.38
$15
$25
$44
MEDIAN: $24.72
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,000 - $147,973  
   
Bonus
$1.89 - $59,180  
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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$35,038 - $130,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.14 - $44.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.80  
Overtime
$20.79 - $65.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1.89 - $59,180  
   
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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$35,038 - $130,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98

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Job Description for Longshoreman

Longshoremen are workers who load and unload freight from cargo ships to docks; cargo is imported and exported from all over the world and often includes shipping containers, barrels of oil or other substances, and even coal or grain.

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Longshoreman Tasks

  • Perform all labor functions in accordance within the Vessel Stevedoring operation and safety guidelines.
  • Report any unsafe or damaged cargo to supervisor.
  • Strap cargo by utilizing lashings, container hooks, wire rope weighing up to 110lbs to assure safe operation.
  • Secure cargo with chains/binders when preparing for lifting.
  • Work with forklift basket to place or remove hooks or strapping used for lifting containers, pipes and general cargo.

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Pay by Experience Level for Longshoreman

Pay by Experience for a Longshoreman has a positive trend. An entry-level Longshoreman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Longshoreman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Longshoreman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 48 salaries. A Longshoreman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 18 salaries.

Key Stats for Longshoreman

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Longshoreman Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

▲29%

National Average
$63,000

▼15%

Mid-Career
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 18%
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