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West Coast port union pay, 2013

Top-tier union members are divided into three classes: longshoremen, clerks and bosses/foremen. Longshoremen make up the vast majority of union members. There are far fewer foremen, but they are also the highest-compensated group, with more than half of workers earning more than $200,000 a year.

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100

0

100

0

Earnings include holiday pay, vacation pay and
pay for travel.

Bosses/foremen

Clerks

$370,000

$215,000

$215,000

$135,000

$0-$5,000

More than 58%
made between
$170,000 and
$240,000

More than 55%
made between
$110,000 and
$170,000

Nearly 58% made between
$60,000 and $125,000

Number of workers*

*Data reflect more than 12,000 "Class A"
workers, who make up 90% of union members.
Data do not reflect 1,100 lower-tier members or "casual" workers — part-timers who are trained but
haven't achieved union status.

598

1,653

Bosses/foremen

Clerks

Longshoremen

9,985

300

600

0

Annual wages

Number of:

Longshoremen

$370,000

$135,000

$95,000

$95,000

$0-$5,000

Lorena Elebee / @latimesgraphics

Source: Pacific Maritime Assn.
Graphics reporting by Chris Kirkham

Read the full report: Longshoremen maintain clout in era of globalization and automation

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