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Average Longshoreman Hourly Pay

$25.94
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$10,048
Bonus
$10,000
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The average hourly pay for a Longshoreman is $25.94.
10%
$16.99
MEDIAN
$25.94
90%
$44.82
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $45
Bonus
$294 - $21,447
Profit Sharing
$197 - $15,418
Total Pay
$38,641 - $119,520
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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.

Job Satisfaction for Longshoreman

4.3 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Longshoremen?

Skills in Heavy Equipment Operation and Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Safety Compliance, Team Leadership and LoadRunner.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Longshoremen?

An entry-level Longshoreman with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.30 based on 26 salaries. An early career Longshoreman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.67 based on 70 salaries. A mid-career Longshoreman with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.81 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Longshoreman with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.91 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $35.
Employees with Longshoreman in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 63.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (34.9% more) and Long Beach, California (15.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (38.0% less), Baltimore, Maryland (21.0% less) and Savannah, Georgia (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 214 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.1%
Early Career
32.7%
Mid Career
15.4%
Experienced
23.8%
Late Career
15.9%