There are currently an estimated 8,200 marine engineers in the United States. The marine engineer job market is expected to grow by 12.2% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are marine engineers?
CareerExplorer rates marine engineers 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 4,700 marine engineers. That number is based on 1,000 additional marine engineers, and the retirement of 3,700 existing marine engineers.
What’s the supply of marine engineers?
The marine engineer industry is concentrated in Virginia, District of Columbia, Texas
Marine Engineer job market by state
|State Name||Employed Marine Engineers|
|District of Columbia||770|