Average Salary Per Year: $48,042

Marine insulators install metal pins and measure, cut, fit, tape and glue insulation materials to a variety of surfaces throughout the ship, including bulkheads, decks, pipe systems and ventilation systems. In addition, they operate measuring, cutting, fitting and other hand tools, such as a measuring tape to install insulation to exact construction drawings.

Education Options:

Technical School, Community College, Registered Apprenticeship Program, and Industry Training Program


Able to read and interpret standard construction drawings, specifications and other technical publications. Have good working knowledge of shipboard insulation systems and techniques.

*Average base salary does not include overtime or incentives.