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Marine Electrician Salary

A sizeable majority of Marine Electricians in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $21.68 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. While just under one in three report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and about two in five have dental, as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,838 - $93,309
(Median)
$26K
$58K
$93K
MEDIAN: $57,999
10%
50%
90%

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$14.76 - $28.45
(Median)
$15
$22
$28
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$25,838 - $93,309  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,313 - $81,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.76 - $28.45  
   
Overtime
$21.21 - $39.22  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,313 - $81,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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Job Description for Marine Electrician

  • Identify problems in the electrical systems along with causes and solutions.
  • Work from blueprints and diagrams.
  • Install, repair, inspect and replace electrical systems.
  • Test voltage and insulation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Marine Electrician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $42K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $51K. Marine Electricians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $55K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $51K on average.

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Experience Affects Marine Electrician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 28%
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