The average salary for a Marine Engineer in Canada is C$76,991.
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Job Description for Marine Engineer
Most of the time, marine engineers work for private organizations or the military, or they work as as consultants. A Marine engineer’s job is to research, design, develop, and construct new marine vessels and their component parts. They are also involved in maintaining and repairing existing marine vessels. They create blueprints and design engines and propulsion systems. They are often required to create and test prototypes of various vessels. They are also often required to supervise the c…Read more
Marine Engineer Tasks
- Provide technical leadership and project management for marine design and construction.
- Inspect marine construction and evaluate metrics like stability, weight, and hydrostatics.
- Document requirements, instructions, material specifications, and troubleshooting guides.
- Monitor logs, data, and user feedback to identify trends and improve designs.
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Popular Skills for Marine Engineer
Skills in Naval Engineering, Engineering Design and Equipment Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Marine Engineer
An early career Marine Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$62,374 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Marine Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$75,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Marine Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$98,264 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$89,500.
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Employees with Marine Engineer in their job title in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador earn an average of 58.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (3.9% more) and Victoria, British Columbia (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (9.6% less).
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