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How Much Does a Tanker Earn In The United States?

Tanker Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$61,000
$26,000
$61,000
$145,000
Tankers in the United States make an average salary of $61,889 per year or $29.75 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $26,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $145,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Delaware provide the highest tanker salaries.
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Where Tankers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where tankers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Tankers Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for tankers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Hawaii, Nebraska, and Colorado.
Location
1. New York, NY
$86,493
Avg. Salary
$29k
$126k
2. Stamford, CT
$79,392
Avg. Salary
$29k
$126k
3. Oak Lawn, IL
$72,282
Avg. Salary
$29k
$126k
4. Houston, TX
$66,281
Avg. Salary
$29k
$126k
5. Newport News, VA
$53,609
Avg. Salary
$29k
$126k
6. Hobart, IN
$51,225
Avg. Salary
$29k
$126k

High Paying Tanker Jobs

Which Companies Pay Tankers The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a tanker, being employed by a company such as US Ecology or Dr Pepper Snapple Group would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Darling Ingredients and Randstad USA also report highly competitive salaries for tankers.
Company
$85,993
Avg. Salary
$22k
$104k
Avg. Salary
$22k
$104k
Avg. Salary
$22k
$104k
Avg. Salary
$22k
$104k

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Tanker Salary History

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    Recently Added Tanker Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Tanker
    Tanker
    Frankfort, KY
    Frankfort, KY
    01/18/2020
    01/18/2020
    $52,175
    $52,175
    01/18/2020
    Tanker
    Tanker
    Newport News, VA
    Newport News, VA
    01/02/2020
    01/02/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    01/02/2020
    Tanker
    Tanker
    Los Angeles, CA
    Los Angeles, CA
    12/27/2019
    12/27/2019
    $50,693
    $50,693
    12/27/2019
    Tanker
    Tanker
    Newport News, VA
    Newport News, VA
    10/23/2019
    10/23/2019
    $33,392
    $33,392
    10/23/2019
    Tanker
    Tanker
    Los Angeles, CA
    Los Angeles, CA
    10/10/2019
    10/10/2019
    $50,693
    $50,693
    10/10/2019
    Tanker
    Tanker
    Kansas City, KS
    Kansas City, KS
    08/31/2019
    08/31/2019
    $70,000
    $70,000
    08/31/2019
    Tanker
    Tanker
    Sturgis, MI
    Sturgis, MI
    08/31/2019
    08/31/2019
    $60,000
    $60,000
    08/31/2019
    Tanker
    Tanker
    Independence, MO
    Independence, MO
    08/31/2019
    08/31/2019
    $70,000
    $70,000
    08/31/2019
    Tanker
    Tanker
    Weirton, WV
    Weirton, WV
    08/31/2019
    08/31/2019
    $60,000
    $60,000
    08/31/2019
    Tanker
    Tanker
    Bethel Park, PA
    Bethel Park, PA
    08/31/2019
    08/31/2019
    $60,000
    $60,000
    08/31/2019