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How much does a Merchant Marine make per Year? Average Merchant Marine Salary Range

If traveling and the open ocean interest you, then a job as a merchant marine could be just what you are looking for. But how much does a merchant marine make per year? Starting salaries in this career line are generally about $36,000 per year, but can rise as high as $76,000 within 10 years under the right circumstances. The average merchant marine salary is just over $57,000 per year and is expected to rise steadily over the coming years.

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by Susan White on Sun, 09/26/2010 - 00:47

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