Marine Services Technician Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Marine Services Technicians earn an average of $17.27 per hour. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Close to one-half enjoy medical while over a third get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just under one in five.

$22,301 - $62,432
$22K
$41K
$62K
MEDIAN: $40,743
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50%
90%

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$12.20 - $25.74
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $17.27
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$0$62K
Salary $22,301 - $62,432
Bonus $-0.50 - $8,711
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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$26,436 - $56,804
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.20 - $25.74
Overtime $17.54 - $38.71
Annual Data $0$56K
Bonus $-0.50 - $8,711
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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$26,436 - $56,804
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83

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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.

Common Career Paths for Marine Services Technician


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Many Marine Services Technicians move into a Marine Engine Mechanic role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Marine Engine Mechanics on average bring in a similar salary to Marine Services Technicians.

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Pay by Experience Level for Marine Services Technician

Pay by Experience for a Marine Services Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Marine Services Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 49 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Marine Services Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Marine Services Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 31 salaries. A Marine Services Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 22 salaries.

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Key Stats for Marine Services Technician

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
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
▼3%

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 15 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 49%
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