Marine Electrician Salary

Male Marine Electricians number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $20.63 per hour in the United States. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Although just under a third lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and just over two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction for Marine Electricians is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$22,600 - $101,961
$23K
$50K
$100K
MEDIAN: $50,000
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$15.14 - $28.67
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MEDIAN: $20.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$22,600 - $101,961  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
Total Pay (?
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$31,503 - $78,792  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.14 - $28.67  
   
Overtime
$22.50 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
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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$31,503 - $78,792  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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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 6 votes.
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Marine Electrician Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲10%

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
▼2%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 28%