There are currently an estimated 8,000 naval engineers in the United States. The naval engineer job market is expected to grow by 1.2% between 2022 and 2032.

How employable are naval engineers?

CareerExplorer rates naval engineers with a F employability rating, meaning this career should provide poor employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 2,600 naval engineers. That number is based on 100 additional naval engineers, and the retirement of 2,500 existing naval engineers.