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$37,419

Average Base Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$816

Average Bonus
The average deckhand salary in Colorado, United States is $37,419 or an hourly rate of $18. This is 0% lower (+$58) than the average deckhand salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $816.
Salary by Experience

$29,616

Entry Level Salary

$44,957

Senior Level Salary
An entry level deckhand (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $29,616. On the other end, a senior level deckhand (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $44,957.
Job Description
Stand watch to look for obstructions in path of vessel, measure water depth, turn wheel on bridge, or use emergency equipment as directed by captain, mate, or pilot. Break out, rig, overhaul, and store cargo-handling gear, stationary rigging, and running gear. Perform a variety of maintenance tasks to preserve the painted surface of the ship and to maintain line and ship equipment. Must hold government-issued certification and tankerman certification when working aboard liquid-carrying vessels. Includes able seamen and ordinary seamen.
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