Training Requirements for Motorboat Operators

Motorboat operators need a postsecondary nondegree award and less than 5 years experience.

Degrees for Motorboat operators
Percent
Less than High School 8.9
High School 35.7
Some College 26.5
Associates Degree 5.5
Bachelors Degree 19.4
Masters Degree 2.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.3

Employment Outlook for Motorboat Operators

This represents about 4,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more motorboat operators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 2,000 more.

Typical Income for Motorboat Operators

Hourly Income

On average,motorboat operators make $20.84 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Motorboat operators $9.36 $12.02 $19.33 $29.35 $35.01
Transportation and material moving occupations $9.21 $10.91 $14.78 $20.76 $28.50
Water transportation workers $12.81 $18.22 $26.38 $38.72 $55.84
Ship and boat captains and operators $15.57 $22.63 $33.48 $47.92 $63.24
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, motorboat operators make $43,340 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Motorboat operators $19,460 $25,000 $40,210 $61,040 $72,820
Transportation and material moving occupations $19,150 $22,680 $30,730 $43,170 $59,270
Water transportation workers $26,650 $37,890 $54,870 $80,530 $116,140
Ship and boat captains and operators $32,380 $47,080 $69,650 $99,670 $131,540
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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