Ship engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Ship engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $60,720
California $67,170
Florida $62,510
Georgia $60,210
Indiana $72,690
Kentucky $81,930
Louisiana $71,010
Massachusetts $81,310
Maine $47,230
Minnesota $60,770
Missouri $91,760
Mississippi $72,350
North Carolina $46,210
New Jersey $74,530
New York $109,350
Oregon $71,950
Pennsylvania $76,860
Puerto Rico $30,570
South Carolina $62,160
Tennessee $76,590
Texas $69,090
Virginia $60,020
Washington $83,340

How do ship engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Ship engineers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than ship captains but more than transit police officers.

Career Median Salary
Ship captain salary $72K
Engineer salary $78K
Transportation planner salary $78K
Shipmate salary $72K
Civil engineer salary $76K
Ship engineer salary $75K
Freight and cargo inspector salary $76K
Mechanical engineer salary $72K
Locomotive engineer salary $67K
Transit police officer salary $72K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)