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: Maritime New Zealand, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a ship's officer are good as there are not enough trained and experienced workers to meet demand.
Ship's officer looks through binoculars out to sea

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

Last updated 11 January 2018