Marine Electrician Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Marine Electricians in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $20.86 per hour nationwide. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While one-fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and just over a half have dental, as well. Work is enjoyable for Marine Electricians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,866 - $102,775
$20K
$51K
$100K
MEDIAN: $50,980
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50%
90%

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$15.65 - $27.23
$16
$21
$27
MEDIAN: $20.64
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$0$102K
Salary $19,866 - $102,775
Bonus $0.00 - $11,635
Total Pay (?
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$32,154 - $74,558
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $15.65 - $27.23
Overtime $24.32 - $42.71
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $0.00 - $11,635
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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$32,154 - $74,558
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 76

Job Description for Marine Electrician

Marine electricians are responsible for installing and maintaining electrical systems and/or equipment on ships and boats. They typically work at sea or in docks and ports and must be able to troubleshoot and repair a variety of electrical problems. They must always ensure compliance with all shipyard safety procedures and guidelines, as well as environmental guidelines, and the ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical circuits and systems is also necessary.

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Marine Electrician Tasks

  • Install, repair, inspect and replace electrical systems.
  • Test voltage and insulation.
  • Identify problems in the electrical systems along with causes and solutions.
  • Work from blueprints and diagrams.

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Pay by Experience Level for Marine Electrician

Pay by Experience for a Marine Electrician has a positive trend. An entry-level Marine Electrician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Marine Electrician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Marine Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 30 salaries. A Marine Electrician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 20 salaries.

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Key Stats for Marine Electrician

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Marine Electrician Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Marine Electrician Salaries

Electronic Equipment Installation
▲7%

National Average
$48,000

Troubleshooting
▼2%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 28%