Subsea Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Subsea Engineer is $106,347 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$72,511 - $187,179
$73K
$110K
$190K
MEDIAN: $105,429
10%
50%
90%

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$25.31 - $58.25
$29
MEDIAN: $28.70
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$0$201K
Salary $72,511 - $187,179
Bonus $1,981 - $23,700
Profit Sharing $5,000
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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$71,742 - $201,114
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
Hourly Data $0$94
Hourly Rate $28.70
Overtime $-0.50 - $94.15
Annual Data $0$201K
Bonus $1,981 - $23,700
Profit Sharing $5,000
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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$71,742 - $201,114
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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Job Description for Subsea Engineer

A subsea engineer usually holds a position within a company engaged in the undersea oil and gas drilling industry. Minimum requirements generally include a bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably with an emphasis on structural, mechanical, or ocean engineering; this is because the job requires the ability to plan and execute the complex undersea operations required to locate and retrieve oil and gas reserves that may be located at great depths many miles from shore. Given the location of such deposits, the job generally involves a considerable amount of travel, as overseeing the onsite portion of a project is generally part of the job.

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Subsea Engineer Tasks

  • Develop plans and identify materials for subsea installations.
  • Explain, calculate, and adjust materials, plans, schedules, and materials.
  • Write and check plans, specifications, and proposals to ensure structural integrity and accurate estimates.
  • Support and plan repairs for subsea installations, coordinating to ensure productivity of site.

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Pay by Experience Level for Subsea Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Subsea Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Subsea Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Subsea Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Subsea Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $185,000 based on 9 salaries. A Subsea Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $240,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $114,109

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Key Stats for Subsea Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Subsea Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲110%

▲62%

▲2%

National Average
$114,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Subsea Engineer Salaries


Engineering Design
▲1%

National Average
$114,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 14%
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