Average Ship Captain Salary

$96,624
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$50k
MEDIAN
$97k
90%
$186k

The average salary for a Ship Captain is $96,624

Base Salary
$50k - $186k
Bonus
$500 - $25k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$43k - $183k
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What Do Ship Captains Do?

Ship Captain Tasks
  • Command and navigate naval vessels through the transportation of personnel and goods.
  • Keep crew and ship prepared for crisis situations.
  • Track and evaluate records for cargo, crew, and ship maintenance.
  • Coordinate crews for all ship duties in harbor and at sea.
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

68%

Dental

46%

Vision

39%

None

32%