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Marine Engineers and Naval Architects in Mississippi

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Marine Engineers and Naval Architects in Mississippi

Is Mississippi a good place for you to work as a Marine Engineer or Naval Architect?

6.3% Jobs Projection
$103,930 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Marine Engineers and Naval Architects in Mississippi are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Marine Engineers and Naval Architects in Mississippi is growing faster than average.

  • Marine Engineers and Naval Architects in Mississippi earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Marine Engineers and Naval Architects Work in Mississippi?

There were 300 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects employed in this state in 2017.

Job Projections for Mississippi

Jobs for Marine Engineers and Naval Architects in this state are growing at a rate of 6.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.2%.

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Mississippi Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 340 total jobs in 2026 for Marine Engineers and Naval Architects in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 600 annual jobs and 9,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Marine Engineers and Naval Architects Make in Mississippi?

In 2018 wages for Marine Engineers and Naval Architects ranged from $66,650 to $153,420 with $103,930 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.04 to $73.76. The median hourly rate was $49.97.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $43.08 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $6.89.

The median salary in Mississippi is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top States for Marine Engineers and Naval Architects Employment

The table below shows the states where most Marine Engineers and Naval Architects work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Virginia 2,560 $88,470
Texas 680 $89,860
Maryland 500 $109,900
Washington 440 $87,540
Massachusetts 300 $63,610
California 270 $120,410
New York 270 $105,810
Louisiana 220 $100,940
Florida 150 $89,170
New Jersey 140 $97,010
Hawaii 100 $74,540
South Carolina 90 $0
Alaska 50 $107,470
Alabama 40 $0

Below are the states where Marine Engineers and Naval Architects get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $120,410
District of Columbia $120,080
Maryland $109,900
Alaska $107,470
New York $105,810
Mississippi $103,930
Louisiana $100,940
New Jersey $97,010
Texas $89,860
Florida $89,170

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