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Highest Paying States for Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $122,480, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for marine engineers and naval architects. It is followed by Connecticut (average annual salary $116,720). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of marine engineers and naval architects in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$122,480
$71,830 770
2 Connecticut
$116,720
$83,600 240
3 Maryland
$109,710
$71,380 520
4 Texas
$109,250
$45,200 650
5 California
$101,910
$71,120 520
6 Louisiana
$95,520
$60,160 180
7 New York
$94,600
$66,750 120
8 Florida
$94,420
$68,010 170
9 Maine
$90,760
$61,780 350
10 Oregon
$90,560
$44,990 30
11 Mississippi
$89,600
$61,080 300
12 Virginia
$89,090
$58,680 1,910
13 Washington
$85,720
$61,480 580
14 New Jersey
$81,870
$46,890 130
15 Pennsylvania
$77,840
$64,380 30
16 Hawaii
$74,840
$57,880 100
17 Idaho
$74,400
$66,700 0
18 Kentucky
$73,370
$64,190 60
19 Missouri
$73,150
$43,950 0
20 Tennessee
$71,470
$34,490 70
21 Wisconsin
$70,010
$54,360 30
22 Massachusetts
$63,090
$53,860 250
23 Illinois
$56,250
$42,270 0
24 Alabama
$56,160
$48,530 120

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of marine engineers and naval architects in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for marine engineers and naval architects, Top Paying Jobs in America.