Oiler Salary

Oilers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $19.37 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$18,000 - $100,101
$18K
$51K
$100K
MEDIAN: $51,048
10%
50%
90%

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$12.51 - $29.30
$13
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $19.37
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$18,000 - $100,101  
   
Bonus
$1,600  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$26,432 - $90,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.51 - $29.30  
   
Overtime
$18.31 - $43.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,600  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$26,432 - $90,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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Job Description for Oiler

Today, most oilers are employed aboard ships, as this is the only industry which still makes use of the position. Also called "greasers," oilers are unlicensed and among the lowest-ranking employees on a ship, and only a wiper is junior to an oiler.

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Pay by Experience Level for Oiler

Pay by Experience for an Oiler has a positive trend. An entry-level Oiler with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Oiler with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Oiler which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 12 salaries. An Oiler with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Oiler

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Oiler Salaries

Late-Career
▲60%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 9%
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