The average salary for a Naval Architect in Australia is AU$74,219.
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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 ad…Read more
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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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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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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