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Marine Surveyor Salary

Marine Surveyors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $71K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up the vast majority of Marine Surveyors (89 percent) who took the survey. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,229 - $105,609
(Median)
$40K
$71K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,067
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$13.57 - $87.59
(Median)
$14
$23
$88
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$40,229 - $105,609  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,000  
Total Pay (?
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$40,202 - $114,197  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $87.59  
   
Overtime
$20.99 - $76.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,000  
   
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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$40,202 - $114,197  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Marine Surveyor

A marine surveyor works to ensure that marine vessels and structures are safe and up to statutory code. The job entails examining intricate details of individual ships and other structures that are typically found outside of ports and in the ocean. Strong attention to detail is needed, as well as the ability to understand and apply statutory safety and quality controls.

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Pay by Experience Level for Marine Surveyor

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


Marine Surveyors who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $58K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $74K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $82K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $93K.

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Experience Affects Marine Surveyor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 10%