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What You Need to Know About Marine Engineer or Naval Architect

Job Description & Duties Design, develop, and evaluate the operation of marine vessels, ship machinery, and related equipment, such as power supply and propulsion systems.

Types of Marine Engineer or Naval Architect

  • Ships Equipment Engineer
  • Marine Equipment Engineer
  • Marine Architect
  • Naval Engineer
  • Marine Structural Designer

Marine Engineer or Naval Architect Job Outlook

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 8,200 jobs in the United States for Marine Engineer or Naval Architect. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 12.2% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 1,000 new jobs for Marine Engineer or Naval Architect by 2026. The BLS estimates 600 yearly job openings in this field.

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The states with the most job growth for Marine Engineer or Naval Architect are Rhode Island, New Jersey, and Virginia. Watch out if you plan on working in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, or Oregon. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

What is the Average Salary of a Marine Engineer or Naval Architect

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects make between $65,090 and $148,950 a year.

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Marine Engineers and Naval Architects who work in California, District of Columbia, or Maryland, make the highest salaries.

How much do Marine Engineers and Naval Architects make in each U.S. state?

State Annual Mean Salary
Alaska $116,100
California $126,140
District of Columbia $118,090
Florida $94,310
Hawaii $78,980
Louisiana $106,850
Maryland $114,010
Massachusetts $75,110
Mississippi $106,130
Missouri $81,590
New Jersey $93,770
New York $120,860
Texas $92,830
Virginia $91,480
Washington $91,670

Where do Marine Engineers and Naval Architects Work?

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Below are examples of industries where Marine Engineers and Naval Architects work:

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