$79,394
Avg. Salary
$39.30
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,500

Bonus

$2,035

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Marine Engineer is $39.30 per hour.

The average pay for a Marine Engineer is $79,394 per year.

10%
$17.00
10%
$39.30
50%
$64.18
90%
90%
MEDIAN $39.30
10%
$43k
10%
$79k
50%
$140k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $79,394
$43,088 - $140,114
$43K
$79K
$140K
MEDIAN: $79,394
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90%

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$17.00 - $64.18
$17
$39
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MEDIAN: $39.30
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$0$143K
Salary $43,088 - $140,114
Bonus $269 - $20,203
Profit Sharing $10.26 - $25,551
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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$45,606 - $143,608
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 221
Hourly Data $0$101
Hourly Rate $17.00 - $64.18
Hourly Tips $0.50
Overtime $20.00 - $102
Annual Data $0$143K
Bonus $269 - $20,203
Profit Sharing $10.26 - $25,551
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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$45,606 - $143,608
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Marine Engineer


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Marine Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Marine Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Marine Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Marine Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 77 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Marine Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Marine Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 44 salaries. A Marine Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $119,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-1%

-2%

National Average: $81,559

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

Marine Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Marine Engineer?

Marine Engineer in Long Beach:
"Work Environment."
Pros: The time off is good. I usually get 4-6 months of paid time off each year. The overall average pay is good. There is some interesting ports of call. There is no daily commute. I make my own schedule.
Cons: The people I work with can be very difficult. Living on a ship is not fun. The work can be very dangerous. The work is very physically demanding. The money is not always worth the stress and effort.

Marine Engineer in San Francisco:
Pros: The pay is amazing and its hard to beat 6 months of paid vacation a year. Working with all the equipment and learning new things every day gives a great sense of accomplishment.
Cons: Only down side is that you are away from home the 6 months that you are working.

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Key Stats for Marine Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Marine Engineer Salaries

▲45%

▲29%

▲6%

National Average
$82,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Marine Engineer Salaries


Systems Engineering
▲7%

National Average
$82,000


Microsoft Word
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 10%