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Third Assistant Engineer Salary
in San Diego, California

$47,988 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Third Assistant Engineer is $47,988 a year and $23 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Third Assistant Engineer is between $35,735 and $58,192. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Third Assistant Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

  • Repairs and maintains propulsion engines and other engines and engine parts aboard ship.
  • Examines engine equipment, such as pumps, circulators, condensers, and steering engines to locate malfunctions, and dismantles and repairs defective equipment, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Makes engine replacement parts, such as slide valves, stay rods, and bolts, using metalworking machinery.
  • Stands engine room watch during specified periods, observing gauges to determine that operating conditions, such as temperatures, steam pressure, water and oil levels, and revolutions per minute are within specified ranges.
  • Adjusts controls to maintain specified operating conditions.
  • Records gauge readings in engineering log.
  • Must be licensed by US Coast Guard.
Third Assistant Engineer Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Job family population: 260,380

Estimated population of Third Assistant Engineer jobs: 29,131

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

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