Marine Services Technician Salary

A sizeable majority of Marine Services Technicians in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $17.15 per hour. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Some workers in this field — nearly one-half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by roughly one-half and dental plans are enjoyed by more than a third.

$22,468 - $64,446
$22K
$41K
$64K
MEDIAN: $40,520
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50%
90%

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$12.12 - $25.09
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.15
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$22,468 - $64,446  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $9,696  
Commission
$12,000  
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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$25,428 - $58,148  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $25.09  
   
Overtime
$18.20 - $36.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $9,696  
   
Commission
$12,000  
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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$25,428 - $58,148  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 90

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Job Description for Marine Services Technician

Marine services technicians are responsible for the maintenance and functionality of ships and other marine equipment. They often work in a marine services facility, such as a shipyard. Technicians must have a vast knowledge of the functionality of marine equipment, including navigation equipment, boat engines, hulls, propellers, and rigging. On top of this, they may also be required to install or repair electrical or sanitation services on a vessel, such as steering gear, and refrigeration.

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Marine Services Technician Tasks

  • Install and maintain products and equipment at customers' sites.
  • Provide phone support to customers.
  • Commission and perform acceptance sea trails and demonstrate functionality of equipment to customers.
  • Liaise with shipyard personnel and boat representatives to ensure smooth communication.
  • Troubleshoot, identify, analyze, and repair product failures.

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Marine Services Technicians' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Marine Engine Mechanic. Median pay for Marine Engine Mechanics is $38K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Marine Services Technician

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


Marine Services Technicians with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $31K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $37K on average. For Marine Services Technicians, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $43K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $52K.

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Key Stats for Marine Services Technician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Marine Services Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Marine Services Technician Salaries

Customer Service
▲8%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲5%

Troubleshooting
▲2%

National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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