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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 $124,480, 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 2017 [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
$124,480
$74,430 810
2 Connecticut
$116,720
$83,600 240
3 Texas
$109,250
$45,200 970
4 Maryland
$107,110
$60,070 480
5 Pennsylvania
$104,950
$78,300 30
6 California
$99,930
$69,200 590
7 Florida
$99,870
$66,730 270
8 New York
$94,600
$66,750 120
9 Virginia
$89,090
$58,680 1,710
10 Missouri
$86,450
$64,270 0
11 Washington
$83,820
$60,750 630
12 Louisiana
$82,880
$55,310 280
13 Mississippi
$82,540
$62,880 390
14 New Jersey
$82,030
$66,030 100
15 Hawaii
$81,470
$56,680 120
16 Massachusetts
$81,350
$54,660 250
17 Tennessee
$71,470
$34,490 70
18 Wisconsin
$70,010
$54,360 30
19 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.