Marinas Report on Employee Wages for 2017Published on December 1, 2017
Editor’s Note: This spring, Marina Dock Age magazine partnered with the Association of Marina Industries to distribute the 2017 Wage Rate Survey. It updates the 2014 wage rate survey, looking at wage compensation throughout the industry.
Wage Rate Chart
The chart shows the average years of experience and average hourly wage for general managers, marina managers/harbormasters, dockmasters, yard managers, yard hand, forklift operators and dockhands in each region.
|East Coast||West Coast||Great Lakes||Inland-East||Inland-Central||Inland-West|
|Average Years Experience||20.8||26.3||21.3||19.3||14.6||15|
|Average Annual Wage||$87,441||$90,046||$64,625||$72,111||$74,707||$52,500|
Marina Manager Harbormaster
|Average Years Experience||20.6||17.5||19.3||9.8||14.5||15|
|Average Annual Wage||$61,912||$63,875||$52,680||$41,400||$55,471||$43,000|
|Average Years Experience||7||8||15||32||16.5||8|
|Average Annual Wage||$42,192||$44,633||$34,000||$46,600||$42,357||$21,000|
|Average Years Experience||25||15||13.5||14.5||14.5||15|
|Average Annual Wage||$50,384||$52,999||$45,987||$39,200||$54,763||$31,500|
|Average Years Experience||9||10||9||2||9||9|
|Average Hourly Wage||$16.50||$16.75||$16.25||$11.00||$19.50||$11.50|
|Average Years Experience||9.5||11||5||17||3.5||9|
|Average Hourly Wage||$13.25||$25.00||$15.00||$16.00||$19.00||$12.50|
Fig. 1 shows the benefits offered by employers – the percentage that offers each benefit, and the average percentage covered by employers.
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