The salary statistics of sailors and marine oilers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of sailors and marine oilers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The sailors and marine oilers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sailors and marine oilers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) sailors and marine oilers is $62,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $39,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,480. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 192% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
|Year||Average Annual Salary||Growth (%)|
Table 2 shows the salary trend for sailors and marine oilers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 7.83%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.02%. We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.78% in 2012 and a moderate growth of 1.49% in 2011.
The average salaries of sailors and marine oilers in 11 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for sailors and marine oilers occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $46,350. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $25,060).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
From the above tables we note that not only sailors and marine oilers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of sailors and marine oilers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,870 to $53,410. The highest paying state for sailors and marine oilers is Oregon with a median annual salary of $53,410. The lowest paying state is Virgin Islands with a median annual salary of $18,870. For more salary information of sailors and marine oilers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New York|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |
|Virgin Islands|| |