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Ordinary Seaman Salary

The average salary for an Ordinary Seaman is $35,493 per year.

$21,140 - $49,022
(Median)
$21K
$31K
$49K
MEDIAN: $31,201
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$24,417 - $44,219  
   
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$21,140 - $49,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Job Description for Ordinary Seaman

Ordinary seamen work at sea on various types of boats and for a number of industries, ranging from fishing and exploration to oil and environmental companies. Although these companies vary in terms of what they do and the roles they expect, there are some common responsibilities in this position. These include mooring and anchoring duties, keeping the ship in working order, fixing machinery, ensuring cleanliness, and being responsible for all rope lines on board.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 25%
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