Marine Electrician Salary

Men account for the majority of Marine Electricians in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $21.38 per hour. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Though the majority of Marine Electricians do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Health benefits are not claimed by all — about one in four lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and nearly two in five have dental, too. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$18,246 - $91,427
(Median)
$18K
$52K
$91K
MEDIAN: $52,147
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$14.92 - $28.80
(Median)
$15
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$18,246 - $91,427  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$30,447 - $80,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.92 - $28.80  
   
Overtime
$22.56 - $39.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$30,447 - $80,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $42K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $50K. Marine Electricians see a median salary of $58K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $52K.

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Experience Affects Marine Electrician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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