Oil Tanker Captain Career

Job Description: Command vessels in oceans, bays, lakes, rivers, or coastal waters.

*A job as an Oil Tanker Captain falls under the broader career category of Ship and Boat Captains. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

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Oil Tanker Captain Career

Salary Info

We do not have salary data for this specific career but we can provide average wages for all careers in the category of Ship and Boat Captains

Median Annual Wage

$75,580

Median Hourly Wage

$36.34*

Total Employed Nationally

30,290


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2013 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.