Salary packages for Marine Engineers


Candidates who have completed various courses in Marine engineering have ample job opportunities in India as well as in abroad. Marine Engineers can expect higher remuneration. They can earn good salaries in public sector organisations like National Institute of Ocean Technology. Apart from this, candidates can seek jobs in private ship companies, which offer handsome pay. The salary package offered to the candidate may vary according to the skill and experience. Paid holidays for around six months is the most attractive part of this career. Moreover, marine engineers can get NRI status and thus the remuneration they earn is exempted from tax.

Salaries for Marine Engineering in Government Organizations

Marine engineers can earn attractive salary package that ranges between Rs. 45, 000/- to Rs 60, 000/- per month, in public sector jobs. Their salary package depends upon the experience as well as performance of the employees. The higher grade experienced professionals in the stream of Marine Engineering can earn Rs 50, 000/- to Rs 75, 000/- per month in addition to the various other benefits. Candidates can seek employment in shipping ports, Office of the Directorate of Shipping and other shipping organisations. In addition to this aspirants can start their career with educational institutions that offer marine engineering course as a faculty in the relevant field.

Salary Package for Marine Engineering in Private Companies

Ample job opportunities are available in private shipping companies for marine engineers. These companies recruit Marine Engineering Graduates to the post of Junior Engineers. At the entry level itself, a Marine engineer can earn excellent salary as a pay package. A junior engineer can earn around Rs.25, 000/- to Rs.30, 000/- per month in Indian shipping firms. Candidates can earn a hike in their package, based on their skills, knowledge and experience in the profession. Chief engineers can earn up to Rs 1, 85, 000/- per month.

Remuneration for Marine Engineers in Abroad

Globalization and global free trade arrangements have increased the role of water ways for transportation across the countries. Most of the companies recruit fresh graduates in Marine engineering as trainees.  Candidates having a minimum of one year experience can work in foreign ships as engineers. They can earn from Rs. 75,000/- to Rs. 1, 00, 000/- per month. Candidates who work in oil tankers can earn higher amount.



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4 Responses to “Salary packages for Marine Engineers”

  1. 4
    chetan kadam:

    after completing btech in marine engineering are jobs available in foreign countries.and what salary do we get.

  2. 3
    omprakash sharma:

    how to reddy for take admission in this engeneering collage

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    I would like my brother to join Marine Engineering.
    However as I do not posses enough knowledge for the same, not able to go ahead.
    His 12th Science result just declared & his PCM merit is 78% with 59 marks in English.
    Could anyone please suggest me in india which institute is best to take admission it marine engineering?
    Also in current period what will be salary package & other parks available for marine Engineers?
    Thank you very much !

  4. 1
    Anvesh erukukka:

    am i eligible for in marine and offshore engineering as im pursuing my computers final yera.