Average Experienced Ship Captain Salary

$99,055
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$49k
MEDIAN
$99k
90%
$192k

The average salary for a Ship Captain is $99,055

Base Salary
$49k - $192k
Bonus
$456 - $99k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$46k - $189k
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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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