Marine Electrician Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Marine Electricians in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $21.43 per hour nationwide. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession — one in four — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and close to two-fifths have dental insurance. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,223 - $92,454
(Median)
$26K
$58K
$92K
MEDIAN: $57,999
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90%

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$14.94 - $28.23
(Median)
$15
$21
$28
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$26,223 - $92,454  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
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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$32,151 - $80,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.94 - $28.23  
   
Overtime
$21.49 - $39.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
   
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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$32,151 - $80,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $42K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $51K. Marine Electricians who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $53K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $50K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Marine Electrician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 27%
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