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 Texas. On average, they make less than ship captains but more than freight and cargo inspectors.

Career Median Salary
Ship captain salary $103K
Shipmate salary $103K
Nuclear engineer salary $108K
Industrial engineer salary $99K
Agricultural engineer salary $88K
Ship engineer salary $99K
Civil engineer salary $79K
Naval architect salary $87K
Marine engineer salary $87K
Freight and cargo inspector salary $99K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)