Salary for Marine Engineers

Also known as:  Marine Architect, Marine Equipment Engineer, Marine Structural Designer, Naval Engineer, Ships Equipment Engineer helps science and professional engineers find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Marine engineers conduct studies and tests on ship machinery, engines, and key mechanical parts to determine environmental impacts, efficiency, operational and performing measures, and to discover and repair technical problems. These professionals may work in collaboration with engineering staff, technicians, and marine or naval architects to accomplish their goals. They may also design and test new ship machinery, and often take full responsibility for the installation of ship machinery and associated equipment. A Bachelor's degree is generally required for this position.

A Marine Engineer gets an average salary that can range from 64000 to 96000 depending on experience and domain knowledge. Marine Engineers receive salaries of Eighty Five Thousand dollars per annum.

Marine Engineers have the best average compensation in Maryland, where they can receive compensation, on average, of close to about $107680. Employees with these jobs have the best average compensation in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they earn pay of $110970.

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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.
Marine Engineers 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
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