Sailors and Marine Oilers

At a Glance

Median Annual Salary
$33,700
Local Jobs
222
Regional Salary
$37,815
Sailors and Marine Oilers

Occupation Profile

Tie barges together into tow units for tugboats to handle, inspecting barges periodically during voyages and disconnecting them when destinations are reached. Attach hoses and operate pumps to transfer substances to and from liquid cargo tanks. Handle lines to moor vessels to wharfs, to tie up vessels to other vessels, or to rig towing lines.

By the numbers:

Median Annual Earnings

$33,700

Median Annual Earnings are the midpoint earned by 50 percent of workers who are the lowest paid and 50 percent of workers who are the highest paid in a particular occupation

Local Jobs

222

Jobs are any position in which a worker provides labor in exchange for monetary compensation (note: one individual may hold multiple jobs)

Regional Salary

$37,815

Average Annual Earnings are determined by dividing the total earnings for the occupation by the number of jobs in the occupation.

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