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Naval Designer Salary

$111,715 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Naval Designer is $111,715 a year and $54 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Naval Designer is between $77,964 and $138,767. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Naval Designer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Designs and oversees construction and repair of marine craft and floating structures, such as ships, barges, tugs, dredges, submarines, torpedoes, floats, and buoys.
  • Studies design proposals and specifications to establish basic characteristics of craft, such as size, weight, speed, propulsion, armament, cargo, displacement, draft, crew and passenger complements, and fresh or salt water service.
  • Excludes supervisory positions.
Naval Designer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

Job family population: 10,960

Estimated population of Naval Designer jobs: 5,026

Rate of error: 4.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Naval Designer Job Listings for United States

Senior Mechanical Engineer - Naval Vessels
May 9
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Senior Mechanical Engineer - Naval Vessels If you are a Senior Mechanical Engineer with great leadership & 10 years of ME Design experience and you have always dreamed of designing cool things for ...
May 17
Washington, DC, USA
Immediate Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
EXHIBITS SPECIALIST ===== ##### Department of the Navy Immediate Office of the Chief of Naval ... conceptual designs and translate through detail design in the areas of structure, graphics ...
May 19
Silverdale, WA, USA
Naval Facilities Engineering Command
... Naval Facilities Engineering Command Overview ----- - ##### Open & closing dates 05/17/2019 to 05 ... designs, and construction phases to ensure environmental projects remain in scope and funding ...
May 13
Ridgecrest, CA, USA
Naval Facilities Engineering Command
MECHANICAL ENGINEER ===== ##### Department of the Navy Naval Facilities Engineering Command ... Learn more about this agency ### Responsibilities - You will review designs of facilities under ...
Marine Engineer / Naval Architect
Apr 24
Alameda, CA, USA
Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine
You're comfortable at a desk making your own designs for repowers/refits and new builds while ... Solidworks, Rhino, etc., Naval Architecture analysis software, e.g. GHS, Rhino Marine, NavCAD, etc. ...
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