Captain Salary

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The average yearly salary for Captain is $36,550. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Captain, you could expect a starting pay rate of $30,100 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $43,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Captain Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Captain Salary

$29,240 - $43,860

Starting Yearly Captain Salary

$24,080 - $36,120

Top Yearly Captain Salary

$34,400 - $51,600

Monthly Captain Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Captain Salary

$2,437 - $3,655

Starting Monthly Captain Salary

$2,007 - $3,010

Top Monthly Captain Salary

$2,867 - $4,300

Hourly Captain Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Captain Salary

$13 - $20

Starting Hourly Captain Salary

$11 - $16

Top Hourly Captain Salary

$15 - $23


Captain Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Captain age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Captain are male in the United States, and 51% of the Captain are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Captain


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