Sailors and Marine Oilers Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for sailors and marine oilers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of sailors and marine oilers amongst Louisiana 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Sailors and Marine Oilers in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,070
25th Percentile Wage
$31,650
50th Percentile Wage
$41,510
75th Percentile Wage
$59,530
90th Percentile Wage
$73,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sailors and marine oilers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,070.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of sailors and marine oilers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$41,510
0.43% 10.65%
2016
$41,330
-1.89% -
2015
$42,110
3.99% -
2014
$40,430
4.08% -
2013
$38,780
4.36% -
2012
$37,090
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Sailors and Marine Oilers in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sailors and marine oilers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sailors and marine oilers in state of Louisiana ranges from $25,920 to $48,730. The highest paying area for sailors and marine oilers in Louisiana is Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux with a median annual salary of $48,730. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner (mean annual salary $40,670). The lowest paying area is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $25,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$48,730
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$40,670
Baton Rouge
$38,750
Lake Charles
$38,060
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$37,940
Lafayette
$37,340
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$35,540
Shreveport-Bossier City
$25,920




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