Oiler Salary

Oilers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $20.48 per hour. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$17,879 - $100,671
$18K
$48K
$100K
MEDIAN: $48,418
10%
50%
90%

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$15.04 - $30.70
$15
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $21.72
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50%
90%

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$0$100K
Salary $17,879 - $100,671
Bonus $1,600
Profit Sharing $1,017
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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$30,088 - $95,315
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $15.04 - $30.70
Overtime $14.44 - $44.46
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $1,600
Profit Sharing $1,017
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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$30,088 - $95,315
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

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

Pay by Experience for an Oiler has a positive trend. An entry-level Oiler with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Oiler with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Oiler which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 12 salaries. An Oiler with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Oiler

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Oiler Salaries

Late-Career
▲57%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 19%