Marine Services Technician Salary

Marine Services Technicians in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $17.49 per hour. Though the majority of Marine Services Technicians do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. The larger part enjoy medical while close to a fourth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about one in six.

$25,000 - $69,622

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$12.23 - $24.83

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$25,000 - $69,622  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,543  
Total Pay (?
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$25,635 - $59,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.23 - $24.83  
   
Overtime
$18.57 - $41.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,543  
   
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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$25,635 - $59,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $31K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $42K. For Marine Services Technicians, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $42K. As Marine Services Technicians reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $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
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 37%
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