Marine Electrician Salary

Men account for the majority of Marine Electricians in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $21.26 per hour. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one in four lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and close to two-fifths have dental, too. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,223 - $92,454

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$15.07 - $28.18

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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 (?
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$32,235 - $79,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.07 - $28.18  
   
Overtime
$22.20 - $39.04  
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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$32,235 - $79,063  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $42K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $50K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $54K in this role. For some reason, Marine Electricians with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $51K.

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Experience Affects Marine Electrician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

Mid-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
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

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