Able Seaman Salary in the United States

How much does an Able Seaman make in the United States? The average Able Seaman salary in the United States is $53,886 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $46,565 and $61,678. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is an Able Seaman?

An Able Seaman (AB) is a naval rating of the deck department of a merchant ship with more than two years' experience at sea and considered "well acquainted with his duty". An AB may work as a watchstander, a day worker, or a combination of these roles. Once a sufficient amount of sea time is acquired, then the AB can apply to take a series of courses/examinations to become certified as an officer....

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