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Highest Paying Cities for Sailors and Marine Oilers

The top 72 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 $70,340, Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan is the highest paying city for sailors and marine oilers. It is followed by Wilmington, New Jersey (average annual salary $56,930). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of sailors and marine oilers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 72 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
$70,340
30
2 Wilmington, New Jersey
$56,930
120
3 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$54,620
50
4 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$53,760
260
5 Anchorage, Alaska
$53,600
90
6 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$50,900
900
7 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$50,470
3,030
8 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$50,470
3,040
9 St Louis, Missouri
$50,040
270
10 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$47,960
450
11 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, Louisiana
$47,070
2,170
12 Ocean City, New Jersey
$46,200
40
13 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$46,050
1,980
14 Mobile, Alabama
$45,460
220
15 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$45,200
50
16 Jacksonville, Florida
$44,930
630
17 Wilmington, North Carolina
$44,900
70
18 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$44,450
160
19 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$44,050
220
20 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$43,830
180
21 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$43,700
2,200
22 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$43,530
n/a
23 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$43,060
460
24 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$41,390
1,940
25 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$40,580
n/a
26 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$40,540
120
27 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$40,510
110
28 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$39,900
430
29 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$39,610
420
30 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$39,330
660
31 Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$39,080
n/a
32 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$38,900
60
33 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$38,810
2,520
34 Lake Charles, Louisiana
$38,270
120
35 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$37,840
40
36 Honolulu, Hawaii
$37,360
n/a
37 Lafayette, Louisiana
$37,250
520
38 Memphis, Tennessee
$37,220
330
39 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$37,040
110
40 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$36,830
180
41 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$36,670
50
42 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$36,280
1,330
43 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$36,130
100
44 Savannah, Georgia
$36,070
40
45 Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$35,540
n/a
46 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$34,420
520
47 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$34,070
70
48 Corpus Christi, Texas
$34,000
160
49 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$33,580
110
50 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
$33,330
70
51 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$33,270
70
52 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$33,110
270
53 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$33,010
150
54 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$31,900
740
55 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$31,630
240
56 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$31,430
60
57 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$31,430
60
58 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$31,410
110
59 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$30,820
n/a
60 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$30,370
160
61 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$30,330
170
62 Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$29,970
40
63 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$29,960
1,810
64 Gary, Indiana
$29,270
70
65 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$28,500
60
66 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$28,460
410
67 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$27,700
340
68 Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$27,490
40
69 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$26,410
200
70 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$25,780
1,730
71 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$21,570
30
72 East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$19,760
150
See also: Highest paying industries for sailors and marine oilers.