We surveyed 98 ship engineers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical ship engineer. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a ship engineer?



Working as a ship engineer typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that ship engineers are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.

Can I learn to become a ship engineer?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a ship engineer typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.

Is it easy to get a job as a ship engineer?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a ship engineer. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for ship engineers.