Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

Repair and adjust electrical and mechanical equipment of inboard or inboard-outboard boat engines. Excludes "Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists" (49-3031).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
20,440 3.8 % $18.99 $39,500 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.97 $14.20 $18.41 $23.17 $28.23
Annual Wage (2) $22,820 $29,550 $38,280 $48,200 $58,730


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 9,430 6.51 $18.55 $38,590
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance 4,160 5.59 $19.11 $39,760
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 3,610 0.30 $20.43 $42,500
Ship and Boat Building 1,010 0.73 $18.71 $38,920
Support Activities for Water Transportation 470 0.49 $18.85 $39,200

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 9,430 6.51 $18.55 $38,590
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance 4,160 5.59 $19.11 $39,760
Ship and Boat Building 1,010 0.73 $18.71 $38,920
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water 70 0.50 $16.47 $34,250
Support Activities for Water Transportation 470 0.49 $18.85 $39,200

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers 80 0.03 $26.35 $54,810
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 40 (7) $24.48 $50,930
State Government (OES Designation) 110 (7) $24.14 $50,220
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation (8) (8) $22.36 $46,500
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 3,610 0.30 $20.43 $42,500


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.




States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Florida 2,800 0.35 2.38 $18.48 $38,440
Texas 1,650 0.14 0.96 $20.95 $43,570
Michigan 1,210 0.29 1.96 $19.56 $40,690
New York 1,200 0.13 0.90 $17.59 $36,590
California 1,070 0.07 0.47 $19.04 $39,610



States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 190 0.57 3.85 $20.92 $43,520
Maine 230 0.39 2.64 $17.88 $37,190
Florida 2,800 0.35 2.38 $18.48 $38,440
Maryland 800 0.31 2.08 $21.13 $43,960
Michigan 1,210 0.29 1.96 $19.56 $40,690



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Connecticut 420 0.26 1.73 $24.40 $50,750
Washington 660 0.22 1.50 $22.63 $47,070
Rhode Island 100 0.20 1.38 $22.36 $46,500
New Jersey 440 0.11 0.76 $22.06 $45,890
Massachusetts 860 0.25 1.71 $21.40 $44,520




Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division 650 0.83 5.61 $18.31 $38,080
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 550 0.42 2.84 $21.57 $44,870
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 490 0.17 1.12 $22.67 $47,160
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 400 0.31 2.09 $19.01 $39,530
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 320 0.05 0.34 $21.51 $44,740
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 310 0.18 1.19 $21.50 $44,710
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 300 0.27 1.85 $19.99 $41,570
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 290 0.40 2.68 $18.70 $38,890
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 290 0.07 0.47 $20.34 $42,320
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 290 0.24 1.65 (8) (8)



Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Bern, NC 150 3.58 24.15 $17.83 $37,080
Barnstable Town, MA 240 2.37 16.02 $20.44 $42,510
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 80 2.00 13.47 $17.66 $36,740
Port St. Lucie, FL 200 1.52 10.23 $17.09 $35,540
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ 70 1.50 10.11 $21.18 $44,060
New Bedford, MA 70 1.11 7.49 $23.65 $49,190
Glens Falls, NY 60 1.10 7.41 $17.66 $36,730
Punta Gorda, FL 40 1.03 6.93 $14.46 $30,070
Ocean City, NJ 40 0.95 6.42 $21.34 $44,380
Flagstaff, AZ 50 0.91 6.16 $20.87 $43,410



Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 40 0.04 0.27 $26.45 $55,010
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 260 0.17 1.16 $25.71 $53,480
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 170 0.42 2.81 $25.15 $52,310
New Haven, CT 60 0.20 1.35 $25.01 $52,020
New Bedford, MA 70 1.11 7.49 $23.65 $49,190
Bellingham, WA 50 0.66 4.48 $23.55 $48,980
Fargo, ND-MN (8) (8) (8) $22.94 $47,700
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 490 0.17 1.12 $22.67 $47,160
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 90 0.73 4.89 $22.54 $46,890
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 220 0.10 0.65 $22.21 $46,200

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)