Salary for Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

Also known as:  Marine Architect, Marine Equipment Engineer, Marine Structural Designer, Naval Engineer, Ships Equipment Engineer

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Individuals working as marine engineers and naval architects are involved in the design, development, and evaluation of water-borne vehicles. They may design ship machinery, including propulsion systems or ballasts, or equipment related to general mechanical function of ships and watercraft. Bachelor's degrees are generally required for this occupation, and knowledge of ship terminology and basic engineering is expected.

A Marine Engineer or Naval Architect will normally get average salaries on a scale from 64000 - 96000 based on tenure and industry expertise. Marine Engineers and Naval Architects can receive a compensation of Eighty Five Thousand dollars yearly.

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects make the most money in Maryland, where they can receive salary pay of approximating $107680. People in this job function have the most lucrative average salary level in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, which has average wages of $110970.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 15.29 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects tend to make the most in the following industries
Management of Companies and Enterprises $110,970
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $88,050
Transportation and Warehousing $81,630
Manufacturing $69,390
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Manufacturing $69,390
Transportation and Warehousing $81,630
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $88,050
Management of Companies and Enterprises $110,970