Oiler Salary

Men make up the majority of Oilers in the United States, bringing in about $19.37 per hour. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The majority of Oilers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$17,879 - $120,805
$18K
$54K
$120K
MEDIAN: $54,495
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50%
90%

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$12.82 - $29.60
$13
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.37
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$17,879 - $120,805  
   
Bonus
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
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$26,655 - $95,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.82 - $29.60  
   
Overtime
$19.13 - $43.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,200  
   
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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$26,655 - $95,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Oilers. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $45K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $50K. Oilers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $55K. Oilers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $80K.

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
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Oiler Salaries

Late-Career
▲63%

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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