Tug Boat Deckhand Salary

The average wage for a Tug Boat Deckhand is $12.68 per hour.

$38,500 - $58,600
$48K
MEDIAN: $47,737
50%

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$11.79 - $15.26
$13
MEDIAN: $13.30
50%

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$0$71K
Salary $47,737
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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$25,411 - $71,666
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data $0$17
Hourly Rate $13.30
Overtime $17.50
Annual Data $0$71K
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).
)
$25,411 - $71,666
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Tug Boat Deckhand

Of the many types of vessels that sail the rivers and seas, the tugboat is one of the least glamorous and exciting. Yet, there are few that are more vital to maintaining the smooth operation of maritime commerce and operation. Mammoth naval vessels, cruise liners, and other large water craft require the assistance of tugboats in order to safely dock, and a tug boat deckhand is a crew member responsible for many of the topside tasks that are vital to the safe operation of the vessel.

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Tug Boat Deckhand Job Listings

Tug Boat Deckhand Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Tug Boat Deckhand?

Tug Boat Deckhand in Seattle:
"Great."
Pros: It pays well. It's not the USCG I work 1 month on 1 month off.
Cons: I work 1 month on 1 month off. I don't see my family much.

Tug Boat Deckhand in Portland:
"Wish I had known about the shipmate politics."
Work hard, learn how to handle/splice/and tie knots in lines.

Key Stats for Tug Boat Deckhand

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
33%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 25%