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

The average annual and hourly salaries for captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels amongst Indiana 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$127,560
75th Percentile Wage
$106,420
50th Percentile Wage
$87,350
25th Percentile Wage
$67,790
10th Percentile Wage
$41,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,980.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$61.33
75th Percentile Wage
$51.16
50th Percentile Wage
$42.00
25th Percentile Wage
$32.59
10th Percentile Wage
$20.18

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.33. The median hourly salary is $42.00. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.18.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $87,350 6.27%
2013 $82,200 3.50%
2012 $79,420 44.45%
2011 $54,980 1.81%
2010 $54,000 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels in state of Indiana from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 61.76%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 3.50%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 44.45% in the year 2012 and a moderate increase of 1.81% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels Wage in Indiana vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Sailors and Marine Oilers
$31,530
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
$87,350
Ship Engineers
$61,920

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels Salary by State

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