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What is the average salary for Commercial Fishermen in the United States?

Commercial Fishermen earn an average hourly wage of $18.42. Hourly wages typically start from $10.11 and go up to $30.61. Commercial Fishermen earn an average salary of $38,310 per year. Salaries typically start from $21,020 and go up to $63,670.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Commercial Fishermen in the United States earn:

$30.61 an hour $63,670 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Commercial Fishermen in the United States earn:

$22.73 an hour $47,270 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Commercial Fishermen in the United States earn:

$16.95 an hour $35,250 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Commercial Fishermen in the United States earn:

$12.65 an hour $26,310 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Commercial Fishermen in the United States earn:

$10.11 an hour $21,020 per year

Historical salary for Commercial Fishermen in the United States

Commercial Fisherman salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Commercial Fisherman Salary in Washington $21.96 $45,680 # 1
Commercial Fisherman Salary in California $17.49 $36,380 # 2
Commercial Fisherman Salary in Alaska $16.34 $33,980 # 3
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics