Sokanu rates Naval Architects with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 2,900 Naval Architects. That number is based on 700 additional Naval Architects, and the retirement of 2,200 existing Naval Architects.
Supply of Naval Architects
The Naval Architect industry is concentrated in Virginia, Texas, and District of Columbia.