There are currently an estimated 13,900 marine electricians in the United States. The marine electrician job market is expected to grow by 2.9% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are marine electricians?

CareerExplorer rates marine electricians with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 6,500 marine electricians. That number is based on 400 additional marine electricians, and the retirement of 6,100 existing marine electricians.

What’s the supply of marine electricians?

The marine electrician industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Florida

Marine Electrician job market by state

State Name Employed Marine Electricians
California 1,850
Texas 870
Florida 830
New Jersey 590
Washington 330
Indiana 320
Missouri 310
Oregon 280
Georgia 260
Maryland 260
Ohio 240
North Carolina 200
Arkansas 190
Kentucky 150
Connecticut 150
Massachusetts 140
Michigan 140
Louisiana 130
Maine 90
Wisconsin 80
Arizona 70
Mississippi 70
Puerto Rico 60
Wyoming 40
Alaska 40
Oklahoma 30
North Dakota 30