Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Naval Architect is $62,017
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Naval Architects?
An early career Naval Architect with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,897 based on 123 salaries. A mid-career Naval Architect with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,442 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Naval Architect …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.