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