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Marine Surveyor Salary

Marine Surveyors in the United States take home approximately $70K annually on average. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The vast majority of Marine Surveyors (88 percent) survey respondents are men. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,848 - $105,290
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$70K
$110K
MEDIAN: $70,249
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$13.57 - $103.04
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$14
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$39,848 - $105,290  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,893  
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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$39,948 - $118,884  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $103.04  
   
Overtime
$20.71 - $74.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,893  
   
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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$39,948 - $118,884  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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 generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $58K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $74K. Marine Surveyors see a median salary of $82K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $94K.

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Experience Affects Marine Surveyor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 13%
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