Average Salary for American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Employees

The average employee at American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) takes home $77K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; how long you've been working and geography also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Finance Directors are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing approximately $167K per year; Marine Surveyors are next on the list, bringing in close to about $76K, followed by Senior Marketing Coordinators earning $48K.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $58K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $68K per year on average.


Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Texas, where they average to $80K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Public Accountant certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $167K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) workers who hold a Master of Science (MS) are also well compensated, earning $111K on average.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Naval Engineering; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $86K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) is Project Management, with just under a third considering it a key competency.

Benefits and Perks

Two-fifths of survey participants — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For almost all workers, benefits include health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage, too. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and flexible hours.

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