Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in Alabama

Find Schools Near

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in Alabama

Is Alabama a good place for you to work as a Captain, Mate, or Pilot of a Water Vessel?

$72,970 Median Salary
20 Job Openings
  • Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in Alabama earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels Work in Alabama?

200 people worked as Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in 2018 in this state.

There were 170 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in AL Employment Trend

The typical state has 470 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels working in it, which means Alabama has fewer Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels than average.

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in AL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Alabama

Jobs for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 8.8%.

Job Projections for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels: Nation vs. AL

Alabama Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 220 total jobs in 2026 for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 4,400 annual jobs and 42,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels Make in Alabama?

In 2018 wages for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels ranged from $44,160 to $126,740 with $72,970 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.23 to $60.93. The median hourly rate was $35.08.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $39.97 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $4.89.

The median salary in Alabama is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels Earnings: AL vs. National Average

Top Alabama Metros for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Mobile, AL 110 $74,650
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL 60 $89,630

Top States for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels Employment

View the list below to see where most Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Florida 6,050 $62,080
Louisiana 5,680 $78,970
Texas 3,050 $98,990
New York 2,040 $84,400
Virginia 1,970 $70,990
Washington 1,440 $82,870
Hawaii 1,320 $51,010
Illinois 1,220 $43,670
Kentucky 1,200 $61,620
Tennessee 800 $40,460
Mississippi 730 $0
Alaska 640 $69,400
Pennsylvania 490 $78,490
Maryland 490 $85,930
New Jersey 480 $73,590
Massachusetts 480 $56,450
South Carolina 460 $58,390
North Carolina 370 $45,540
Ohio 320 $46,390
Oregon 310 $86,920

Below are the states where Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Texas $98,990
Oregon $86,920
Maryland $85,930
New York $84,400
Washington $82,870
Louisiana $78,970
Pennsylvania $78,490
Iowa $73,720
New Jersey $73,590
Alabama $72,970

Discover similar careers:

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.