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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
22,940 3.9 % $20.89 $43,440 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.38 $15.61 $19.87 $25.66 $30.46
Annual Wage (2) $25,740 $32,470 $41,330 $53,380 $63,350


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 10,390 6.42 $20.26 $42,140
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance 4,730 5.97 $21.11 $43,900
Ship and Boat Building 1,220 0.87 $20.08 $41,770
Support Activities for Water Transportation 590 0.62 $22.35 $46,480
Rental and Leasing Services (5322, 5323, and 5324 only) 260 0.07 $21.83 $45,400

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 10,390 6.42 $20.26 $42,140
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance 4,730 5.97 $21.11 $43,900
Ship and Boat Building 1,220 0.87 $20.08 $41,770
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water 130 0.78 $19.86 $41,320
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 250 0.64 $23.82 $49,540

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 110 0.01 $27.58 $57,360
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 50 0.01 $25.23 $52,470
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 250 0.64 $23.82 $49,540
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 40 (7) $22.51 $46,820
Support Activities for Water Transportation 590 0.62 $22.35 $46,480


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 3,370 0.38 2.46 $22.93 $47,690
California 1,690 0.10 0.62 $22.33 $46,450
Texas 1,280 0.10 0.66 $23.28 $48,420
New York 1,240 0.13 0.83 $20.00 $41,610
Michigan 1,230 0.28 1.81 $19.29 $40,130




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 0.61 3.93 $18.88 $39,270
Maryland 1,120 0.42 2.66 $22.49 $46,790
Florida 3,370 0.38 2.46 $22.93 $47,690
Kentucky 640 0.34 2.15 $18.62 $38,740
Michigan 1,230 0.28 1.81 $19.29 $40,130




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 80 0.13 0.80 $28.21 $58,690
Connecticut 340 0.20 1.31 $26.81 $55,760
Arizona 280 0.10 0.62 $25.22 $52,460
Massachusetts 900 0.25 1.59 $24.69 $51,350
Rhode Island (8) (8) (8) $24.49 $50,940





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)
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,540 0.58 3.72 $24.70 $51,380
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 790 0.57 3.66 $22.82 $47,470
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 670 0.07 0.44 $20.89 $43,460
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 570 0.20 1.31 $22.78 $47,390
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 530 0.08 0.54 $21.97 $45,700
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 480 0.63 4.02 $20.08 $41,770
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 360 0.18 1.15 $20.10 $41,810
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 350 0.11 0.73 $22.26 $46,300
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 330 0.17 1.06 $23.23 $48,320
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 310 0.08 0.54 $23.22 $48,290




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)
Barnstable Town, MA 280 2.64 16.93 $28.02 $58,270
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL 190 2.61 16.70 $20.94 $43,550
Hot Springs, AR 90 2.55 16.31 $19.16 $39,850
New Bern, NC 110 2.52 16.10 $18.36 $38,190
Punta Gorda, FL 90 1.91 12.23 $18.25 $37,960
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 80 1.89 12.08 $23.39 $48,650
Port St. Lucie, FL 240 1.63 10.42 $21.35 $44,400
Glens Falls, NY 90 1.63 10.42 $21.28 $44,270
Ocean City, NJ 60 1.58 10.11 $23.09 $48,030
Homosassa Springs, FL 40 1.36 8.71 $18.25 $37,960