The average salary for a Naval Architect is $74,755 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Naval Architect Total Pay (?
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$49,567 - $116,918
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MEDIAN: $74,755
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Naval Architect Total Pay (?
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$14.50 - $60.00
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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Salary
$49,567 - $116,918  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,304  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $31,785  
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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$50,565 - $123,608  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.50 - $60.00  
   
Overtime
$27.50 - $72.81  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,304  
   
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $31,785  
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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$50,565 - $123,608  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 154
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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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National Average
$77,000
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Experience Affects Naval Architect Salaries

National Average
$77,000

Skills That Affect Naval Architect Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Naval Engineering
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Engineering Design
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National Average
$77,000
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Gender
Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 10%
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