Ship Captain Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Ship Captain in United States

The average salary of a(n) Ship Captain in United States is $88,937.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Ship Captain in United States is $42.76.

The average bonus of a(n) Ship Captain in United States is $3,397.00.

Job Description:

Commands ship to transport passengers, freight, and other cargo across oceans, bays, lakes, and in coastal waters. Sets course of ship, using navigational aids, such as charts, area plotting sheets, compass, and sextant, and orders crew worker at helm to steer ship. Requires licensed by US Coast Guard for steam, motor, or sail ship according to waters navigated and tonnage of ship. Determines geographical position of ship, using loran or azimuths of celestial bodies. Assures that crew and passengers observe regulations pertaining to safety and efficient operation of ship. Coordinates activities of crewmembers responsible for signaling devices, such as ship's whistle, flashing lights, flags, and radio, to signal ships in vicinity. Calculates landfall (sighting of land), using electronic sounding devices and following contour lines on chart. Avoids reefs, outlying shoals, and other hazards to shipping, utilizing aids to navigation, such as lights, lighthouses, and buoys. Relinquishes command of ship to ship pilot to guide ship through hazardous waters. Signals tugboat captain to berth ship. Maintains ship's log. May be designated according to waters licensed to navigate. Less

Commands ship to transport passengers, freight, and other cargo across oceans, bays, lakes, and in coastal waters. Sets course of ship, using navigational aids, such as charts, area plotting sheets, compass, and sextant, and orders crew worker at helm to... More

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