Average Mid-Career Ship Captain Salary

Average Mid-Career Ship Captain Salary

$80,000
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$37k
MEDIAN
$80k
90%
$146k

The average salary for a Ship Captain is $80,000

Base Salary
$37k - $146k
Bonus
$509 - $39k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$38k - $124k
Is Average Mid-Career Ship Captain Salary your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
EXPLORE BY:

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Ship Captains?

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.
Find your market worth – how it works:
Tell us about your job and pay factors like skills and educationTell us about your job and pay factors like skills and education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to youFind your market worth with a report tailored to you
Negotiate your pay with confidenceNegotiate your pay with confidence

Gender Breakdown

Male
88.2%
Female
11.8%
This data is based on 17 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

70%

Dental

50%

Vision

40%

None

30%