$87,500
Avg. Salary
$61.94
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Ship Captain in New York, New York is $61.94 per hour.

The median Ship Captain has a base pay of $87,500. Salaries generally range from $35k to $348k. The median bonus is .
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$61.94
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MEDIAN $61.94
$35k
10%
$88k
50%
$348k
90%
MEDIAN $87,500
$35,231 - $347,653
$35K
$88K
$350K
MEDIAN: $87,500
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50%
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$0$347K
Salary $35,231 - $347,653
Bonus $22,500
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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$35,622 - $342,550
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for Ship Captain

A ship captain is the person in charge of everything that happens on a commercial boat, whether that vessel is involved in commercial freight work, passenger transport, or pleasure cruises for sightseeing or fishing. On a boat of any commercial size, the captain typically supervises a crew and helps to ensure the seaworthy nature of the ship until it reaches its destination. Because of the dangers and damages that can result if a ship is mishandled, typically a ship captain is given extraordinary responsibilities to guide everything that happens on his or her vessel.

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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.

About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

Ship Captain Job Listings

Key Stats for Ship Captain

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Ship Captain Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$95,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 29%