Marine Surveyor Salary

Men make up the majority of Marine Surveyors in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $78K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Marine Surveyors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while over one-half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$45,926 - $111,179
$46K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,468
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50%
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$18.31 - $39.31
$20
MEDIAN: $20.23
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$0$114K
Salary $45,926 - $111,179
Bonus $961 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $2,500
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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$43,692 - $114,787
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 68
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $20.23
Overtime $40.00
Annual Data $0$114K
Bonus $961 - $10,304
Profit Sharing $2,500
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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$43,692 - $114,787
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Marine Surveyor

A marine surveyor works to ensure that marine vessels and structures are safe and up to statutory code. The job entails examining intricate details of individual ships and other structures that are typically found outside of ports and in the ocean. Strong attention to detail is needed, as well as the ability to understand and apply statutory safety and quality controls.

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Marine Surveyor Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Marine Surveyor

Pay by Experience for a Marine Surveyor has a positive trend. An entry-level Marine Surveyor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Marine Surveyor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Marine Surveyor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 24 salaries. A Marine Surveyor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 23 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,381

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

Home to some of the best pay for Marine Surveyors, Houston offers exceptional salaries, 14 percent above the national average. Marine Surveyors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+3 percent). Marine Surveyors in New Orleans earn salaries far below the national average by 30 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field.

Key Stats for Marine Surveyor

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Marine Surveyor Salaries

Late-Career
▲45%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 19%