Ship's masters are in charge of a ship, its crew and any passengers or cargo it is carrying – on the water and in port. On tugs or pilot boats, ship's masters may guide or assist ships in and out of harbours or through difficult waterways.
- Job opportunities
- Training usually required
- 2-3 years
Ship's masters on small vessels usually earn
$44K-$70K per year
Ship's masters on large, foreign-going vessels usually earn
$125K-$250K per year