What are Wage Scales?

Martide's Wage Scales function allows you to quickly determine the salary for any given rank.

To get started log in to your Martide account. Click on your profile picture in the top right hand corner. You will see a drop down menu: click Settings and then Wage Scales:

screenshot of Martide website showing where to access wage scales

You will then see this page (note the name of the Wage Scale on the right):

screenshot of Martide website showing the wage scales page

Here you can:

  • Search for existing Wage Scales.
  • Edit or delete existing Wage Scales.
  • Create new Wage Scales.

How to create a new Wage Scale

To add a new Wage Scale click the Create Wage Scale button in the top right corner. You will see a page that looks like this:

screenshot of Martide website showing a new wage scale

Here you can:

  • Name the Wage Scale - e.g. your company & scale number. Our example is Shipment Company 2 Wage Scale.
  • Select your vessel(s) from the drop down. If you need a vessel adding, please contact us at [email protected]
  • Select the ship type, flag, union and currency from the drop down menus.
  • Enter the dates the Wage Scale is to be valid from and until.

Scroll down the page and you will see this:

screenshot of Martide website showing where to add insurance, hours and leave info

Here you can enter:

  • Quantities for death and disability insurance.
  • The numbers of weekly working hours, G.O.T ratings and G.O.T. cadets.
  • Number of leave days for officers, ratings and cadets.

Scroll father down the page and you will see this:

screenshot of Martide website showing wage scales and ranks

Here you can:

  • Add the basic wages, fixed overtime, guaranteed overtime, overtime rate, fixed bonus, leave sub, leave pay and wage adjustment for all crew. Do this by typing the number directly into each box or by using the arrows that appear when you click in a box.

Adding these factors will determine the total salary for a position in the box at the end of each row.

When you’ve finished, at the bottom of the page you will see this:

screenshot of Martide website showing where to save the wage scale

You need to add the number of years of experience needed for each of the ranks in your crew. To get started, click + Add Experience Level.

The page will open up and you can add your data. In our example below you can see we’ve said Electricians need one year experience while Masters need four:

screenshot of Martide website showing where to add experience

Here you can:

  • Add the years of experience needed for each rank.
  • Add each rank by clicking the + button.
  • Add basic wages, fixed overtime, sub all, leave pay, wage adjustment, bonus and total.
  • You can add as many years and ranks as you need.

When you’re done, click Save.

How to edit and delete Wage Scales

To edit or delete an existing Wage Scale, you need to be on the main Wage Scale page.

To change the data in a Wage Scale click the blue Edit button on the top right of the page. You will be taken to that Wage Scale’s page.

To remove a Wage Scale from the system, click the blue Delete button on the top right of the page.

screenshot of Martide website showing where to edit and delete a wage scales

We hope you’ve found this guide to creating Wage Scales helpful but if you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us here.