Average Ship Captain Salary

Average Ship Captain Salary

$96,198
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$49k
MEDIAN
$96k
90%
$176k

The average salary for a Ship Captain is $96,198

Base Salary
$49k - $176k
Bonus
$498 - $40k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$43k - $177k
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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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Job Satisfaction for Ship Captain

4 out of 5
(18)
Highly Satisfied
6Reviews
Based on 18 responses, the job of Ship Captain has received a job satisfaction rating of 4 out of 5. On average, Ship Captains are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
95.7%
Female
4.3%
This data is based on 46 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

69%

Dental

45%

Vision

35%

None

31%