$119,205
Avg. Salary
$41.49
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$9,826

Profit Sharing

$4,069

The average pay for a Tug Boat Captain is $41.49 per hour.

The average pay for a Tug Boat Captain is $119,205 per year.

$25
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$41
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$51
90%
MEDIAN $41
$69k
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$173k
90%
MEDIAN $119,205
$68,886 - $172,630
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MEDIAN: $119,205
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$25.17 - $50.68
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$0$172K
Salary $68,886 - $172,630
Bonus $2,000 - $15,260
Profit Sharing $4,069
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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$64,564 - $167,544
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 103
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $25.17 - $50.68
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$167K
Bonus $2,000 - $15,260
Profit Sharing $4,069
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).
)
$64,564 - $167,544
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for Tug Boat Captain

The position of tug boat captain requires a demonstrated ability to multitask, as well as strong leadership and command skills. A tug boat captain has the legal responsibility and accountability for the safe operation of a tug boat under a variety of challenging conditions and situations. Tug boats are used to push or pull cargo barges to transport materials and goods both domestically and internationally. They also are used to provide berthing assistance to large ships in harbors, as well as recovery and towing services to vessels in distress.

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Tug Boat Captain Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Tug Boat Captain in Houston:
It's a pretty good job. Lots of travel and time away from home.

Key Stats for Tug Boat Captain

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 12%