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Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in Oregon

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Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in Oregon

Considering a career as a Captain, Mate, or Pilot of a Water Vessel in Oregon?

$86,920 Median Salary
30 Job Openings
  • Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in Oregon earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

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

In 2018, there were 310 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels working in the state.

There were 280 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 OR Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Oregon

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. OR

Oregon Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 30 annual job openings, and a total of 270 jobs for Oregon Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in 2026.

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 Oregon?

In 2018 wages for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels ranged from $48,670 to $159,450 with $86,920 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.4 to $76.66. The median hourly rate was $41.79.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $38.76 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $3.03.

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

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

Top Oregon 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
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 270 $86,920

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
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

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