Average Longshoreman Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Longshoreman is $28.63 in 2023

Hourly Rate
$19 - $53
$997 - $23k
Profit Sharing
$244 - $6k
Total Pay
$41k - $135k
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What Do Longshoremen Do?

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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4.4 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
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FAQs About Longshoremen

What is the highest pay for Longshoremen?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Longshoreman is $52.86 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Longshoremen?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Longshoreman is $18.68 / hour

How can Longshoremen increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Longshoreman is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Longshoreman that oversees more junior Longshoremen, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.