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Highest Paying Cities for Sailors and Marine Oilers

The top 100 highest paying cities for sailors and marine oilers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of sailors and marine oilers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $72,000, Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan is the highest paying city for sailors and marine oilers. It is followed by St Louis, Missouri (average annual salary $62,600). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of sailors and marine oilers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Sailors and Marine Oilers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$72,000
30
2 St Louis, Missouri
$62,600
180
3 Wilmington, New Jersey
$56,930
120
4 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$56,150
230
5 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$54,620
50
6 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$53,810
1,730
7 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$53,810
1,720
8 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$52,770
90
9 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$51,190
n/a
10 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$51,100
500
11 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$50,990
n/a
12 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$50,900
900
13 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$50,490
160
14 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$50,490
40
15 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$49,560
310
16 Muskegon-Norton Shores, Michigan
$49,390
70
17 Duluth, Wisconsin
$48,800
n/a
18 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, Louisiana
$48,730
1,780
19 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$46,900
n/a
20 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$46,640
1,080
21 Mobile, Alabama
$46,370
270
22 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, Florida
$46,060
n/a
23 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$45,100
760
24 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$44,980
200
25 Wilmington, North Carolina
$44,900
70
26 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$44,770
1,540
27 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$44,680
90
28 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$44,210
2,180
29 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$43,530
n/a
30 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$43,200
80
31 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$42,800
n/a
32 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$41,660
460
33 Jacksonville, Florida
$41,450
340
34 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$40,960
170
35 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$40,670
2,750
36 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$40,580
n/a
37 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$40,460
2,060
38 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, USA
$39,320
n/a
39 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$39,230
210
40 Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$39,080
n/a
41 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$38,820
410
42 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$38,750
370
43 Urban Honolulu, USA
$38,310
n/a
44 Lake Charles, Louisiana
$38,060
120
45 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$37,940
300
46 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$37,900
120
47 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$37,840
40
48 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
$37,680
70
49 Honolulu, Hawaii
$37,360
n/a
50 Lafayette, Louisiana
$37,340
500
51 Salisbury, Maryland
$37,280
40
52 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$37,250
n/a
53 Savannah, Georgia
$37,100
80
54 Anchorage, Alaska
$37,080
210
55 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$37,040
110
56 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$36,830
50
57 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$36,670
50
58 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$36,630
490
59 Salinas, California
$36,570
40
60 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$36,470
170
61 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$36,280
1,330
62 Ocean City, New Jersey
$36,250
90
63 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$36,230
290
64 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$36,190
290
65 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$36,090
400
66 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$35,650
80
67 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$35,600
100
68 Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$35,540
n/a
69 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$34,800
130
70 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$34,680
n/a
71 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$34,640
280
72 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$34,620
450
73 Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$34,590
40
74 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$33,380
70
75 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$33,280
50
76 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$33,270
70
77 Evansville, Kentucky
$33,100
50
78 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$32,790
60
79 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$32,790
60
80 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$32,630
50
81 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$32,330
170
82 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$31,900
n/a
83 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$31,900
790
84 Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$31,720
70
85 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$31,710
300
86 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$31,560
n/a
87 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$31,410
110
88 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$31,280
30
89 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$30,370
160
90 Gary, Indiana
$30,220
70
91 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$29,960
2,800
92 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$29,930
110
93 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$29,440
50
94 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, South Carolina
$28,960
30
95 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$28,380
110
96 Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$27,490
40
97 Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$27,420
130
98 Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, USA
$27,100
40
99 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$26,410
200
100 Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
$25,920
70
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