Average Salary for Norfolk Naval Shipyard Employees

The median income for Norfolk Naval Shipyard employees is $62K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for Norfolk Naval Shipyard employees is geography, though your job title and your experience level play a role as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Nuclear Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $89K annually; Budget Analysts and Mechanical Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $59K and $54K, respectively.

Years of Experience

The greater proportion of employees (45 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $62K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings earn $91K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) make the most here, hauling in approximately $65K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $94K annually. Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power is a popular skill in the Norfolk Naval Shipyard workforce; slightly less than a third of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Technical Analysis, Engineering Design, and Budget Management.

Benefits and Perks

Slightly more than half of workers receive paid vacation and sick leave. Norfolk Naval Shipyard helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. At Norfolk Naval Shipyard, a little more than half of workers have health insurance, and over one-half of workers have dental coverage. Norfolk Naval Shipyard employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, a defined benefit retirement plan, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Norfolk Naval Shipyard


18 %
82 %
$43,684 - $92,388

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$61,866 - $73,528
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
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