Subsea Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Subsea Engineer is $109,986 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$71,589 - $195,320
$72K
$110K
$200K
MEDIAN: $109,986
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$71,589 - $195,320  
   
Bonus
$1,184 - $40,547  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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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$71,600 - $208,687  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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Job Description for Subsea Engineer

A subsea engineer usually holds a position within a company engaged in the undersea oil and gas drilling industry. Minimum requirements generally include a bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably with an emphasis on structural, mechanical, or ocean engineering; this is because the job requires the ability to plan and execute the complex undersea operations required to locate and retrieve oil and gas reserves that may be located at great depths many miles from shore. Given the location of such deposits, the job generally involves a considerable amount of travel, as overseeing the onsite portion of a project is generally part of the job.

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Subsea Engineer Tasks

  • Develop plans and identify materials for subsea installations.
  • Explain, calculate, and adjust materials, plans, schedules, and materials.
  • Write and check plans, specifications, and proposals to ensure structural integrity and accurate estimates.
  • Support and plan repairs for subsea installations, coordinating to ensure productivity of site.

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Pay by Experience Level for Subsea Engineer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $118,051

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Key Stats for Subsea Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Subsea Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲103%

Experienced
▲73%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$118,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Subsea Engineer Salaries


National Average
$118,000


Electronic Troubleshooting
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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