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

The average annual and hourly salaries for captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels amongst Mississippi 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 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,810
25th Percentile Wage
$61,060
50th Percentile Wage
$84,680
75th Percentile Wage
$130,870
90th Percentile Wage
$114,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,810.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$84,680
6.60% 18.23%
2016
$79,090
13.98% -
2013
$68,030
-1.78% -
2012
$69,240
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels in state of Mississippi ranges from $49,600 to $90,200. The highest paying area for captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels in Mississippi is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $90,200. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $78,870). The lowest paying area is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $49,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$90,200
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$78,870
Gulfport-Biloxi
$49,600




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