Ship engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Ship engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New York $99,340
Texas $99,060
Washington $99,040
Alaska $99,000
Mississippi $98,850
South Carolina $95,200
Massachusetts $92,500
Missouri $91,760
New Jersey $90,760
California $89,390
Oregon $89,260
Louisiana $81,460
Florida $80,940
Indiana $80,580
Virginia $80,010
Kentucky $79,620
Illinois $78,830
Tennessee $78,510
Michigan $75,620
Pennsylvania $74,730
Georgia $73,520
Connecticut $64,160
Hawaii $62,300
Minnesota $60,770
Maine $53,320
North Carolina $50,110
Alabama $39,280
Puerto Rico $30,570
Maryland $102,070

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 transportation planners.

Career Median Salary
Ship captain salary $82K
Shipmate salary $82K
Naval architect salary $93K
Marine engineer salary $93K
Mechanical engineer salary $95K
Ship engineer salary $82K
Operations research analyst salary $82K
Civil engineer salary $88K
Industrial engineer salary $95K
Transportation planner salary $84K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)