Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in California
Considering a career as a Captain, Mate, or Pilot of a Water Vessel in California?
- Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
What do Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels ranged from $37,680 to $106,960 with $63,110 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.12 to $51.42. The median hourly rate was $30.34.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $29.5 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.84.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California 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|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||460||$87,510|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||270||$80,030|
Top States for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels Employment
The table below shows the states where most Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
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