Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach approximately $67K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) employees (30 percent) have five to nine years of experience and typically earn about $72K annually.
By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is $120K per year.
Naval Architects earn the highest median pay at $81K, followed by Marine Surveyors (around $76K) and Marine Engineer or Naval Architects ($54K).
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $80K for Engineer in Trainings; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Certified Welding Inspector can certainly pay off here; those folks make $68K. At American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), employees who hold a Master of Science (MS), Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering receive the highest salaries at approximately $81K.
Employees who count Naval Engineering among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $82K. Engineering Design is a popular skill in the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) workforce; roughly a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.
Benefits and Perks
American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) pays the majority of its employees — more than half of workers — for vacation time as well as sick leave. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a fair portion of workers have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.