A Tankerman earns an average salary of $66,876 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
|Salary||$41,727 - $83,722|
|Bonus||$494.05 - $5,128|
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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).)
|$40,003 - $86,295|
|Hourly Rate||$14.09 - $33.28|
|Overtime||$24.65 - $49.40|
|Bonus||$494.05 - $5,128|
|Total Pay (||$40,003 - $86,295|
Job Description for Tankerman
Tankermen are responsible for ensuring the safe transport of chemicals overseas for use in the petrol industry. A tankerman must be physically fit and able to lift heavy objects, climb ladders, and move with heavy equipment, and they may work both indoors and outdoors at sea on a freighter or other transport boat.Read More...
Tankermen must be knowledgeable of all rules and regulations of their duties, including ensuring that cargo is contained and transported safely. In case of an emergency, they must know the standard emergency procedures and take appropriate action, and they also ensure that all equipment is up-to-code and fix potential problems ahead of time to prevent accidents. They are typically trained to use a variety of tools in the assistance of an emergency, such as a breach in containment, and good hearing and eyesight are important in this position.
Tankermen mostly work outdoors in two six-hour shifts each day. They usually work for thirty days at sea with fifteen days of off-time, and work with a crew to address any potential safety hazards and ensure the safe transport of chemicals. Their duties also extend to protecting and maintaining a sustainable work environment. Tankermen must be certified and trained in a wide range of skills, and if all qualifications are met, a Coast Guard-issued certificate may be obtained. They must also be trained for transport at sea, have a firefighting course certificate, and meet specific sea service requirements.
Pay by Experience Level for Tankerman
Pay by Experience for a Tankerman has a negative trend. An entry-level Tankerman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 63 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tankerman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Tankerman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 22 salaries. A Tankerman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 9 salaries.
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