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Sailors and Marine Oilers in Maine

Is Maine a good place for you to work as a Sailor or Marine Oiler?

4.8% Jobs Projection
$34,280 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Sailors and Marine Oilers in Maine are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Sailors and Marine Oilers in Maine is growing slower than average.

  • Sailors and Marine Oilers in Maine earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Sailors and Marine Oilers Work in Maine?

In 2018, there were 200 Sailors and Marine Oilers working in the state.

There were 210 Sailors and Marine Oilers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 350 Sailors and Marine Oilers working in it, which means Maine has fewer Sailors and Marine Oilers than average.

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Job Projections for Maine

Jobs for Sailors and Marine Oilers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.7%.

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Maine Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 220 total jobs in 2026 for Sailors and Marine Oilers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 4,400 annual jobs and 36,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Sailors and Marine Oilers Make in Maine?

In 2018 wages for Sailors and Marine Oilers ranged from $20,810 to $42,480 with $34,280 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.01 to $20.42. The median hourly rate was $16.48.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $16.45 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.03.

The median salary in Maine is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top Maine Metros for Sailors and Marine Oilers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Sailors and Marine Oilers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Portland-South Portland, ME 60 $35,940

Top States for Sailors and Marine Oilers Employment

View the list below to see where most Sailors and Marine Oilers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Louisiana 6,280 $39,400
Florida 3,660 $37,130
Texas 2,730 $37,190
Virginia 2,230 $44,930
Washington 1,860 $52,780
New York 1,570 $47,470
Kentucky 1,220 $39,000
Tennessee 990 $26,950
Alaska 750 $39,900
Illinois 690 $43,640
New Jersey 620 $38,740
Maryland 520 $50,470
Pennsylvania 440 $37,220
Ohio 370 $37,910
Massachusetts 360 $34,730
Mississippi 350 $38,910
Alabama 270 $34,000
Oregon 270 $46,650
Michigan 240 $54,170
North Carolina 240 $31,930

Below are the states where Sailors and Marine Oilers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Michigan $54,170
Minnesota $53,100
Washington $52,780
Maryland $50,470
Wisconsin $49,550
Missouri $47,840
New York $47,470
Oregon $46,650
West Virginia $46,490
Virginia $44,930

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