Average Salary for Norfolk Naval Shipyard Employees

The average Norfolk Naval Shipyard employee earns $62K annually. Your city plays the largest role in compensation at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, but what you do at the company and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Nuclear Engineers, Budget Analysts, and Mechanical Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $89K per year, the other salaries come in at around $59K and about $54K, respectively.

Years of Experience

The largest slice of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard workforce (45 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $62K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $91K per year for Engineer in Trainings, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Regarding salaries and education, Norfolk Naval Shipyard pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — approximately $65K.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Project Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $94K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power; just under one in three consider it a key competency. Key skills also include Technical Analysis, Engineering Design, and Budget Management.

Benefits and Perks

Over one-half of workers at Norfolk Naval Shipyard earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Norfolk Naval Shipyard workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a fair number of respondents, and for just over a half of workers, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to 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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