Marine Engineer Salary

marine-engineer-salary-chart-template.jpgMarine engineers test, develop, and design vessels for marine travel, ship machinery, and systems of propulsion and power supply.

Salary

The average annual salary of marine engineers is $96,140. The median is $88,100. The lowest 10% earns at most $54,260 while the top 10% earns at least $150,560.

The best industries for employment are architectural, engineering, and related services (2,860 employed; $106,710 annually on average); ship and boat building (1,000; $81,360); and the federal executive branch (950; $102,410). The top paying industry is management of companies and enterprises, which pays $124,560 on average.

The top three paying states are the District of Columbia ($118,240), Pennsylvania ($111,630), and Maryland ($109,900).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of marine engineers is expected to increase by 10% from 2012 to 2022, which is about average.

Marine Engineer Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $44,150 $54,140 $75,310 $58,530
California $46,330 $85,560 $141,830 $87,400
Connecticut $54,660 $90,900 $116,620 $87,690
Florida $41,870 $74,210 $106,370 $74,270
Hawaii $52,420 $71,140 $107,780 $76,470
Louisiana $51,480 $75,490 $115,380 $79,990
Maryland $69,170 $112,770 $155,490 $109,900
Massachusetts $43,720 $85,100 $118,340 $83,040
Mississippi $60,960 $85,940 $126,320 $91,730
Missouri $64,270 $86,450 $114,780 $86,230
New Jersey $49,920 $95,180 $140,050 $92,310
New York $63,850 $84,310 $104,860 $83,430
Pennsylvania $78,300 $104,950 $155,500 $111,630
Tennessee $34,490 $71,470 $150,270 $84,000
Texas $54,740 $95,840 $172,850 $106,250
Virginia $61,220 $84,810 $142,560 $91,340
Washington $61,240 $83,420 $116,780 $85,470
Wisconsin $54,890 $81,420 $104,030 $79,770