Ship's Officer - About the job

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Alternative titles

Ship's officers navigate and control the safe operation of a ship and supervise and co-ordinate the activities of deck crew.


Ship's officers usually earn

$60K-$130K per year

Source: International Maritime Institute of New Zealand.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a ship's officer are good as there are not enough trained, experienced workers to meet demand.

Last updated 28 October 2015