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Ship Engineer Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 10,300 Ship Engineers in the United States. The Ship Engineer job market is expected to grow by 7.5% between 2014 and 2024.

Ship Engineer Employability Rating

D Sokanu rates Ship Engineers 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 3,500 Ship Engineers. That number is based on 800 additional Ship Engineers, and the retirement of 2,700 existing Ship Engineers.

Supply of Ship Engineers

The Ship Engineer industry is not particularly concentrated in any state.

Ship Engineer Job Market by State

State name Employed Ship Engineers
Louisiana 1,840
Virginia 1,460
Florida 800
Washington 780
California 760
Texas 730
New York 700
Tennessee 360
Alaska 330
Kentucky 320
Massachusetts 170
South Carolina 70
Mississippi 60
New Jersey 40
Oregon 40
Pennsylvania 40
Maine 30

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