The average pay for a Naval Architect with Naval Engineering skills is AU$78,529 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$55,471 - AU$119,359
AU$55K
AU$77K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$76,824
10%
50%
90%
AU$25.94 - AU$30.77
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$29.80
50%
AU$0AU$119K
Salary AU$55,471 - AU$119,359
Bonus AU$1,200
Profit Sharing AU$2,000
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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AU$54,198 - AU$118,847
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 46
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$29.80
Overtime AU$40.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$118K
Bonus AU$1,200
Profit Sharing AU$2,000
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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AU$54,198 - AU$118,847
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Naval Architect

Pay by Experience for a Naval Architect has a positive trend. An entry-level Naval Architect with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$65,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Naval Architect with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$95,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Naval Architect which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$117,000 based on 8 salaries. A Naval Architect with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$101,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$72,591

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Naval Architect

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Naval Architect Salaries

Experienced
▲61%

▲39%

▲31%

National Average
AU$73,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 89%