Average Naval Architect Salary in Australia

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The average salary for a Naval Architect in Australia is AU$74,219.
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AU$54k - AU$118k
AU$800 - AU$6k
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AU$750 - AU$5k
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AU$53k - AU$120k

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Job Description for Naval Architect

Naval Architect Tasks
  • Design marine vessels and structures as well as oversee their construction.
  • Maintain and develop knowledge of naval standards and marine architecture methodologies.
  • 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.

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Naval Architect
Design Engineer
Project Manager, Manufacturing
Project Engineer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Naval Architect

Skills in Microsoft Excel and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Engineering Design and Naval Engineering.

Pay by Experience Level for Naval Architect

An entry-level Naval Architect with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$56,294 based on 7 salaries. An early career Naval Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$68,322 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Naval Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$91,365 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Naval Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$117,060 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$115,000.
Employees with Naval Architect in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hobart, Tasmania (7.3% less), Brisbane, Queensland (5.7% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (4.5% less).

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