Marine Services Technician Salary

Male Marine Services Technicians number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $17.37 per hour in the United States. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. More than half report receiving medical coverage from their employers and about a fourth collect dental insurance.

$24,832 - $69,883
(Median)
$25K
$41K
$70K
MEDIAN: $41,174
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90%

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$12.28 - $24.78
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$24,832 - $69,883  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,466  
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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$25,754 - $58,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.28 - $24.78  
   
Overtime
$18.54 - $41.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,466  
   
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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$25,754 - $58,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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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

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

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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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $31K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $42K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $42K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $47K.

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Experience Affects Marine Services Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 38%
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