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Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

Evaluate materials and develop machinery to build ships and similar equipment.

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$49.67 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  3.9%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Review technical documents to plan work.
  • Research advanced engineering designs or applications.
  • Review technical documents to plan work.
  • Communicate technical information to suppliers, contractors, or regulatory agencies.
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Job Title Examples:

Boat Designer
Marine Equipment Design Engineer
Marine Equipment Research Engineer

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