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Average Salary for American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Employees

The average American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) employee earns $81K per year. Your experience level influences pay for American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) workers the most, followed by your job title. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) typically pays:
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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $73K annually on average. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $72K per year. The greater proportion of employees (24 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $140K annually.


Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $120K per year) in California.


Finance Directors earn the highest median pay at $167K annually, followed by Marine Surveyors (around $83K), Naval Architects ($81K), and Structural Engineers ($77K).

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants earn $167K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) — these employees make the most at approximately $132K annually.


When it comes to skills, Java/J2EE seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $125K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) workforce; about one in three of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, and Naval Engineering.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only one-half of workers report compensation for sick days and vacation time. American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For the vast majority of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of respondents get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

Key Stats for American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)


25 %
75 %
$40,000 - $160,000
$50,000 - $133,272
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
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