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Marine Electrician Salary

Men make up the majority of Marine Electricians in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $21.68 per hour. Some workers in this field — one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by more than two-fifths. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Marine Electricians — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$25,838 - $93,309
(Median)
$26K
$58K
$93K
MEDIAN: $57,999
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90%

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$14.76 - $28.45
(Median)
$15
$22
$28
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$25,838 - $93,309  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
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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$31,313 - $83,037  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.76 - $28.45  
   
Overtime
$21.21 - $39.22  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
   
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).
)
$31,313 - $83,037  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $42K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $51K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $55K in this role. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $51K.

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Experience Affects Marine Electrician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 26%