Match
76k
Avg US Salary
7.5%
Growth
3.3/5
Rating
10k
Employment
Cert. Associates
Education

Ship Captain Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 30,690 Ship Captains in the United States. The Ship Captain job market is expected to grow by 7.5% between 2012 and 2022. The majority of job opportunities exist in Louisiana, Texas, and California, and as a percentage of the population Louisiana and Virgin Islands have the most Ship Captains representing 4.38 in 1000 and 3.145 in 1000 of the total job market respectively.

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Ship Captain Jobs

Location
Title Company Location Info
Captain Of A Pirate Ship Urban Pirates Silver Spring, MD, USA Job Details
Ship Superintendent TrueBlue Ports & Terminals New Orleans, LA, USA Job Details
100 Ton Vessel Captain Oceaneering Morgan City, LA, USA Job Details
Port Captain - Hmny Harley Marine Brooklyn, NY, USA Job Details
Captain - 100 Ton HMS Global Maritime Philadelphia, PA, USA Job Details
Port Captain - Otb Harley Marine Seattle, WA, USA Job Details
Part-Time Captain-New York, Ny Entertainment Cruises Staten Island, NY, USA Job Details
Full-Time Captain- New York, Ny Entertainment Cruises Newark, NJ, USA Job Details
Captain Of The Watch Boyd Gaming Amelia, LA, USA Job Details
Fishing Guide / Charter Fishing Captain First City Charters USA Job Details
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Demand for Ship Captains

The Ship Captain industry is concentrated in Louisiana, Texas and California.

Total Per Capita

Ship Captain Jobs by State

How to Become a Ship Captain

Interested in becoming a ship captain? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good ship captain? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    A certificate or associates degree is required to be a Ship Captain.

  3. Get Hired

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