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Highest Paying Cities for Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

The top 24 highest paying cities for marine engineers and naval architects (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of marine engineers and naval architects in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $113,010, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia is the highest paying city for marine engineers and naval architects. It is followed by Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia (average annual salary $112,530). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of marine engineers and naval architects in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 24 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$113,010
1,670
2 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$112,530
1,410
3 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$111,070
870
4 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$107,270
120
5 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$98,650
50
6 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$96,440
220
7 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$94,410
80
8 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$93,850
150
9 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$93,630
260
10 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$93,580
240
11 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$88,680
350
12 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$88,550
60
13 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$88,080
420
14 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$87,950
430
15 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$87,930
170
16 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$84,270
220
17 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$83,800
910
18 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$80,990
140
19 Honolulu, Hawaii
$77,690
110
20 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$74,610
60
21 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, Louisiana
$67,760
70
22 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$57,990
190
23 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$56,780
n/a
24 Mobile, Alabama
$56,070
120
See also: Highest paying industries for marine engineers and naval architects.