Average Marine Engineer or Naval Architect Salary

$83,448
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,241
Bonus
$4,069
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Marine Engineer or Naval Architect is $83,448.
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$54k
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$83k
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$123k
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Salary
$54k - $123k
Bonus
$0 - $25k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $22k
Total Pay
$55k - $134k

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Job Description for Marine Engineer or Naval Architect

Marine Engineer or Naval Architect Tasks
  • Design and oversee construction of marine vessels or structures, and enforce quality standards and timeliness.
  • Investigate and test machinery, equipment, and installations for safety and durability.
  • Perform structural and hydrodynamic analyses to approve designs and materials.
  • Study designs, proposals, and materials to ensure marine products are viable and meet standards.

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Popular Skills for Marine Engineer or Naval Architect

Skills in Naval Engineering, Engineering Design and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD.

Pay by Experience Level for Marine Engineer or Naval Architect

An entry-level Marine Engineer or Naval Architect with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,453 based on 17 salaries. An early career Marine Engineer or Naval Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,644 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Marine Engineer or Naval Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,993 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Marine Engineer or Naval Architect with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,532 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $127,969.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Marine Engineer or Naval Architect in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 23.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (10.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (7.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 94 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.1%
Early Career
27.7%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
21.3%
Late Career
11.7%