Marine Electrician Salary

Male Marine Electricians number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $21.37 per hour in the United States. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although more than half have medical coverage and nearly two in five have dental coverage, one-fourth claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$26,223 - $92,454
(Median)
$26K
$58K
$92K
MEDIAN: $57,999
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$14.96 - $28.18
(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 - $5,152  
Total Pay (?
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$32,338 - $80,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.96 - $28.18  
   
Overtime
$21.60 - $39.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
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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$32,338 - $80,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $43K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $51K. Marine Electricians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $53K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $50K.

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Experience Affects Marine Electrician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

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
18%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 27%
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