Marine Electrician Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Marine Electricians earn an average of $20.83 per hour. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While somewhere between a fifth and a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and about one-half have dental, as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,273 - $103,200
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$50K
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MEDIAN: $50,000
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$15.02 - $28.74
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$0$103K
Salary $20,273 - $103,200
Bonus $0.00 - $2,959
Total Pay (?
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$30,988 - $79,304
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $15.02 - $28.74
Overtime $25.13 - $45.96
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,959
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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$30,988 - $79,304
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 75

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Job Description for Marine Electrician

Marine electricians are responsible for installing and maintaining electrical systems and/or equipment on ships and boats. They typically work at sea or in docks and ports and must be able to troubleshoot and repair a variety of electrical problems. They must always ensure compliance with all shipyard safety procedures and guidelines, as well as environmental guidelines, and the ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical circuits and systems is also necessary.

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Marine Electrician Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Marine Electrician

Pay by Experience for a Marine Electrician has a positive trend. An entry-level Marine Electrician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Marine Electrician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Marine Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 30 salaries. A Marine Electrician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 20 salaries.

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Key Stats for Marine Electrician

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Marine Electrician Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Marine Electrician Salaries

Electronic Equipment Installation
▲7%

National Average
$47,000

Troubleshooting
▼1%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 23%
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