Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels amongst Georgia cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,350
25th Percentile Wage
$39,750
50th Percentile Wage
$65,390
75th Percentile Wage
$80,180
90th Percentile Wage
$98,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,350.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.78
25th Percentile Wage
$19.11
50th Percentile Wage
$31.44
75th Percentile Wage
$38.54
90th Percentile Wage
$47.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.27. The median hourly salary is $31.44. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.78.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201665,39013.47%-0.69%
201556,580-16.37%-
201365,840--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels in state of Georgia ranges from $66,050 to $87,700. The highest paying area for captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels in Georgia is Brunswick with a median annual salary of $87,700. The lowest paying area is Savannah with a median annual salary of $66,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brunswick
$87,700
Savannah
$66,050



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