Average Salary for American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Employees

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) employees bring home $81K per year on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) fluctuate depending on your job title; your experience level and your city also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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The highest average salaries go to Finance Directors, who bring in close to around $167K annually, though Naval Architects are not far behind at $90K along with Marine Surveyors (approximately $78K) and Senior Marketing Coordinators ($48K).

Years of Experience

Average pay is $72K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $71K annually.


Within the firm, employees working in Texas take home the most — $83K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $167K annually for Certified Management Accountants, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The best paid folks at American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) have a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE), earning about $113K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Systems Engineering in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $90K annually. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; approximately one-third of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Naval Engineering, Engineering Design, and Marketing Communications.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 36 percent. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Nearly all employees can count on health insurance, and almost all workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and gym membership.

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Key Stats for American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)


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52 %
$40,000 - $120,000
$71,800 - $122,500

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
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5-9 years
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