Marine Engineer or Naval Architect Salary

Marine Engineer or Naval Architects in the United States take home an average $82K per year. Overall cash earnings for Marine Engineer or Naval Architects stretch from $55K on the lower end to $144K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $14K from bonuses and $39K from profit sharing. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Marine Engineer or Naval Architects report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Marine Engineer or Naval Architects far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority.

$55,041 - $138,908
(Median)
$55K
$82K
$140K
MEDIAN: $81,821
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$18.38 - $69.49
(Median)
$18
$30
$69
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,041 - $138,908  
   
Bonus
$150.00 - $13,500  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $39,453  
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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$54,657 - $143,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.38 - $69.49  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$150.00 - $13,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $39,453  
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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$54,657 - $143,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Marine Engineer or Naval Architect

The marine engineer or naval architect’s primary focus involves implementing designs and solutions to problems in the marine technology field so clients' demands can be met with extraordinary results. These engineers must be able to make tough decisions which lead to quick and accurate solutions, so precision and attention to detail are very important in this position.

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Marine Engineer or Naval Architect Tasks

  • Perform structural and hydrodynamic analyses to approve designs and materials.
  • Study designs, proposals, and materials to ensure marine products are viable and meet standards.
  • Design and oversee construction of marine vessels or structures, and enforce quality standards and timeliness.
  • Investigate and test machinery, equipment, and installations for safety and durability.

Common Career Paths for Marine Engineer or Naval Architect


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Marine Engineer or Naval Architects' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Naval Architect. Median pay for Naval Architects is $75K.

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Marine Engineer or Naval Architects report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Project Management, Naval Engineering, and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office. Aptitude in Engineering Design tends to also indicate an understanding of Naval Engineering.

Pay by Experience Level for Marine Engineer or Naval Architect

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $65K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $82K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $99K. Deeply experienced professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience haul in an ample $126K on average.

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Experience Affects Marine Engineer or Naval Architect Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 20%

National Average
$83,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Marine Engineer or Naval Architect Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$83,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Naval Engineering
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 6%
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