Ship's Officer

Āpiha Kaipuke

This job is sometimes referred to by 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.
Man looking through binoculars out to sea

Ship's officers are responsible for the safe operation of a ship

Last updated 13 June 2017