Information About Ship Engineers

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Training

Ship engineers need work experience in a related occupation.

Degrees for Ship engineers
Training for Ship Engineers
Percent
Less than High School 12.0
High School 39.7
Some College 27.1
Associates Degree 6.3
Bachelors Degree 11.6
Masters Degree 3.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment

Represents about 11,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 2,000 more ship engineers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 7,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, ship engineers make $35.84 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Ship engineers $19.40 $24.70 $34.00 $44.00 $55.20
Transportation and material moving occupations $8.52 $10.00 $13.80 $19.20 $26.30
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, ship engineers make $74,540 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Ship engineers $40,360 $51,440 $70,840 $91,650 $114,810
Transportation and material moving occupations $17,730 $20,860 $28,760 $39,990 $54,860
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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