Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Naval Architect is $77,763
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Naval Architects?
An entry-level Naval Architect with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,108 based on 27 salaries. An early career Naval Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,114 based on 122 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Naval Architects Do?
One of the naval architect's main responsibilities is actively ensuring the design and analysis of all types of flotation systems are maintained. This may include being able to ensure that all naval architecture, ship structure, and ship design are as cost-effective as possible. A naval architect is also responsible for providing maintenance and training support for all water-bound vehicles. They must also be able to analyze any issues that may arise and develop a plan to fix them, as well as …Read more
- Design marine vessels and structures as well as oversee their construction.
- Maintain and develop knowledge of naval standards and marine architecture methodologies.
- Collaborate with stakeholders and translate performance desires into design specifications.
- Create prototypes and review performance metrics, ensuring standards are met with all interior, exterior, and structural details.