Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Shipwright is $26.01
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Shipwrights?
An early career Shipwright with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.00 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Shipwright with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.94 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), …Read more
What Do Shipwrights Do?
What architects and construction managers are to buildings, shipwrights are to ships and boats. Shipwrights are generally responsible for designing and implementing the creation of boats and ships for a variety of uses. Typically, they are commissioned to create the boat based on functions, such as shipping, commercial fishing, pleasure craft, or even racing, and then design the boat and supervise its construction.
Traditionally, shipwrights are both designers and craftsmen. They not only …Read more