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Naval Architect Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Naval Architect is $74,298 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Naval Architect Salary (?
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$49,761 - $115,511
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MEDIAN: $74,298
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Naval Architect Salary (?
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$14.50 - $50.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,761 - $115,511  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,732  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $23,708  
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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$50,709 - $120,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.50 - $50.00  
   
Overtime
$27.69 - $60.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,732  
   
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $23,708  
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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$50,709 - $120,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Naval Architect

One of the naval architect's main responsibilities is actively ensuring the design and analysis of all types of flotation systems are maintained. This may include being able to ensure that all naval architecture, ship structure, and ship design are as cost-effective as possible. A naval architect is also responsible for providing maintenance and training support for all water-bound vehicles. They must also be able to analyze any issues that may arise and develop a plan to fix them, as well as adjust those plans as necessary. Naval architects work with companies that deal with boats and other ocean travel, such as cruise ship companies and marine companies. They typically work full time in indoor and outdoor environments, although overtime may be required depending on the needs of the company. Travel may be required as well.
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Naval Architect Tasks
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and translate performance desires into design specifications.
  • Create prototypes and review performance metrics, ensuring standards are met with all interior, exterior, and structural details.
  • Design marine vessels and structures as well as oversee their construction.
  • Maintain and develop knowledge of naval standards and marine architecture methodologies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Naval Architect

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

Pay Difference By Location

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Washington
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Seattle
up arrow 1%
National Average
$75,000
New Orleans
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Experience Affects Naval Architect Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%
Experienced
up arrow 39%
National Average
$75,000

Skills That Affect Naval Architect Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%
Project Management
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Naval Engineering
up arrow 1%
Engineering Design
0%
Autocad 2000i
0%
National Average
$75,000
AutoCAD
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 9%