Average Salary for American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Employees

A salary of $78K annually is the median rate at American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), but your role at the company and where you live affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $72K per year. The largest slice of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) workforce (32 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $71K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Finance Directors — their earnings average $167K per year. Naval Architects are a close second at $81K along with Marine Surveyors (around $80K) and Structural Engineers ($77K).


The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at around $86K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $167K per year. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) come out on top, and their salaries approach about $111K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Java/J2EE among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $125K per year. Engineering Design is regularly seen around here; just under one in three of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Word, Naval Engineering, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

A little more than half of workers — the majority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Almost all employees receive health insurance, and a solid majority of employees get dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) are tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)


31 %
69 %
$37,707 - $157,222
$49,665 - $134,377
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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