Marine Engineer or Naval Architect Salary

Earnings for Marine Engineer or Naval Architects in the United States come in at around $86K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Marine Engineer or Naval Architects bottoms out near $58K and approaches $155K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $18K from bonuses and almost $40K from profit sharing. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Marine Engineer or Naval Architects report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$58,900 - $140,981
(Median)
$59K
$86K
$140K
MEDIAN: $86,188
10%
50%
90%

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$18.12 - $70.52
(Median)
$18
$36
$71
MEDIAN: $36.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$58,900 - $140,981  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,000  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $40,268  
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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$57,612 - $155,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$18.12 - $70.52  
   
Overtime
$43.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $40,268  
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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$57,612 - $155,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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.

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Survey results show that Marine Engineer or Naval Architects use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Engineering Design, Naval Engineering, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office and Project Management. Competency in Engineering Design frequently indicates knowledge 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.


Marine Engineer or Naval Architects generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $67K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $88K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $98K in this role. Marine Engineer or Naval Architects who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $127K.

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Experience Affects Marine Engineer or Naval Architect Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$88,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Marine Engineer or Naval Architect Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Naval Engineering
up arrow 1%

National Average
$88,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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