How much does a Boat Captain make?

Updated Sep 21, 2021

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$74,939 /yr
Average Base Pay

129 salaries

$33K

Low

$75K

Average

$168K

High

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The national average salary for Boat Captain is $74,939 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Boat Captain salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 129 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Boat Captain employees.

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Disney Parks
4

Disney Parks

Boat Captain - Hourly
About 

$13 -$17

 hourly
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$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

US Coast Guard
4.3

US Coast Guard

Boat Captain - Monthly
About 

$5K -$7K

$5K

$7K

$4,861 - $7,243 Range

US Navy
3.8

US Navy

Boat Captain - Monthly
About 

$3K -$4K

$3K

$4K

$3,475 - $3,767 Range

Disney Parks
4

Disney Parks

Boat Captain - Hourly
About 

$11 -$12

 hourly

$11

$12

$11 - $12 Range

Shell
4.1

Shell

Boat Captain
About 

$97K -$105K

$97K

$105K

$96,995 - $104,641 Range

Nones

Boat Captain
About 

$62K -$67K

$62K

$67K

$61,995 - $67,425 Range

4.2

Self Employed Chicago

Boat Captain - Hourly
About 

$73 -$78

 hourly

$73

$78

$73 - $78 Range

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Entertainment Cruises
3.3

Entertainment Cruises

Boat Captain - Hourly
About 

$28 -$31

 hourly

$28

$31

$28 - $31 Range

Santa Catalina Island Company
2.4

$41K

$44K

$40,552 - $43,902 Range

4Ocean
3.4

4Ocean

Boat Captain - Hourly
About 

$17 -$19

 hourly

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

Taylor Shellfish Farms
3.7

Taylor Shellfish Farms

Boat Captain - Hourly
About 

$21 -$23

 hourly

$21

$23

$21 - $23 Range

McLean Contracting Company
3.8

McLean Contracting Company

Boat Captain - Hourly
About 

$26 -$28

 hourly

$26

$28

$26 - $28 Range

Nationale-Nederlanden
4.4

Nationale-Nederlanden

Boat Captain
About 

$101K -$108K

$101K

$108K

$100,730 - $108,495 Range

Campbell Transportation Company
3.3

Campbell Transportation Company

Boat Captain - Hourly
About 

$34 -$37

 hourly

$34

$37

$34 - $37 Range

Gozzer Ranch Golf & Lake Club
3.4

Gozzer Ranch Golf & Lake Club

Boat Captain - Hourly
About 

$26 -$28

 hourly

$26

$28

$26 - $28 Range

Westrec
3

Westrec

Boat Captain - Hourly
About 

$15 -$17

 hourly

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

Sea Tow
3

Sea Tow

Boat Captain
About 

$44K -$47K

$44K

$47K

$44,149 - $47,302 Range

3.9

Laborde Marine

Boat Captain
About 

$77K -$84K

$77K

$84K

$77,419 - $84,042 Range

Bordelon Marine
2.3

Bordelon Marine

Boat Captain
About 

$126K -$137K

$126K

$137K

$126,315 - $136,679 Range

IBEW Local 25
3.8

IBEW Local 25

Boat Captain - Hourly
About 

$33 -$36

 hourly

$33

$36

$33 - $36 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Boat Captain salaries

The national average salary for a Boat Captain is $74,939 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Boat Captain salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 129 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Boat Captain employees.

The highest salary for a Boat Captain in United States is $167,938 per year.

The lowest salary for a Boat Captain in United States is $33,440 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Boat Captain or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Boat Captain.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent boat service salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$150,000
per year
An Employee in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $150,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Dealer Services in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $17 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$45
hourly
A Tool Grinder in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $45 per hour
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8-10 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A TPM in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$18
hourly
An Anonymous Employee in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Confidential in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
An Anonymous Former Employee in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
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