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May 2020 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 488300 - Support Activities for Water Transportation


These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in every state and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 488300 - Support Activities for Water Transportation.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, is available in the downloadable XLS files.

NAICS 488300 - Support Activities for Water Transportation is part of: NAICS 488000 - Support Activities for Transportation.

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NAICS 488300 - Support Activities for Water Transportation

Occupation code Occupation title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Level Employment Employment RSE Percent of total employment Median hourly wage Mean hourly wage Annual mean wage Mean wage RSE
00-0000 All Occupations total 87,940 4.3% 100.00% $24.80 $29.76 $61,900 4.6%
11-0000 Management Occupations major 3,510 5.3% 4.00% $52.59 $60.45 $125,740 2.1%
11-1000 Top Executives minor 1,820 6.8% 2.06% $51.67 $61.94 $128,830 2.8%
11-1011 Chief Executives detail 90 19.7% 0.10% $87.80 $100.21 $208,440 11.5%
11-1021 General and Operations Managers detail 1,730 7.2% 1.96% $50.70 $59.98 $124,770 2.9%
11-2000 Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers minor 60 17.9% 0.06% $49.34 $60.21 $125,240 7.0%
11-2020 Marketing and Sales Managers broad 60 18.2% 0.06% $49.12 $59.99 $124,770 7.2%
11-2021 Marketing Managers detail 40 21.5% 0.05% $47.19 $56.84 $118,220 9.3%
11-3000 Operations Specialties Managers minor 1,290 8.2% 1.47% $54.25 $58.77 $122,250 2.6%
11-3010 Administrative Services and Facilities Managers broad 120 14.9% 0.13% $49.34 $53.78 $111,860 6.3%
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers detail 80 14.3% 0.09% $60.38 $66.30 $137,910 6.3%
11-3031 Financial Managers detail 180 12.5% 0.20% $64.54 $73.62 $153,130 4.9%
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers detail 820 9.9% 0.93% $51.33 $55.64 $115,720 3.0%
11-3121 Human Resources Managers detail 70 14.4% 0.08% $59.85 $61.01 $126,890 4.7%
11-9000 Other Management Occupations minor 350 12.5% 0.39% $51.63 $59.01 $122,740 7.0%
11-9021 Construction Managers detail 40 33.0% 0.04% $48.92 $58.31 $121,280 11.3%
11-9041 Architectural and Engineering Managers detail 40 31.8% 0.04% $76.75 $78.70 $163,700 7.8%
11-9198 Personal Service Managers, All Other; Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling; and Managers, All Other detail 260 12.8% 0.30% $49.07 $56.60 $117,730 8.7%
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations major 1,620 8.0% 1.84% $33.52 $35.90 $74,670 2.5%
13-1000 Business Operations Specialists minor 1,210 9.4% 1.37% $32.90 $35.69 $74,240 3.0%
13-1020 Buyers and Purchasing Agents broad 150 18.2% 0.17% $25.80 $28.90 $60,110 5.0%
13-1041 Compliance Officers detail 120 11.8% 0.14% $31.40 $34.10 $70,930 4.5%
13-1051 Cost Estimators detail 40 23.2% 0.04% $32.58 $34.74 $72,250 5.0%
13-1070 Human Resources Workers broad 140 11.6% 0.16% $30.74 $35.98 $74,830 5.0%
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists detail 120 14.0% 0.13% $30.18 $35.57 $73,980 5.9%
13-1081 Logisticians detail 120 18.3% 0.13% $32.39 $36.57 $76,070 6.6%
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists detail 50 20.7% 0.06% $33.88 $34.66 $72,080 7.0%
13-1198 Project Management Specialists and Business Operations Specialists, All Other detail 530 18.1% 0.61% $37.23 $37.33 $77,650 5.2%
13-2000 Financial Specialists minor 410 13.1% 0.47% $34.60 $36.50 $75,930 2.3%
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors detail 390 13.7% 0.44% $34.78 $36.68 $76,290 2.5%
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations major 200 8.0% 0.23% $41.32 $42.83 $89,090 5.0%
15-1200 Computer Occupations minor 200 8.2% 0.22% $41.77 $43.21 $89,880 5.0%
15-1230 Computer Support Specialists broad 70 16.0% 0.08% $31.89 $34.45 $71,650 8.1%
15-1232 Computer User Support Specialists detail 70 17.1% 0.07% $30.53 $33.36 $69,400 8.5%
15-1240 Database and Network Administrators and Architects broad 40 13.8% 0.05% $46.41 $47.64 $99,090 6.3%
15-1244 Network and Computer Systems Administrators detail 30 18.8% 0.04% $43.91 $42.73 $88,880 4.1%
15-1250 Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers broad 50 16.7% 0.05% $54.50 $55.18 $114,770 4.4%
15-1256 Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers detail 30 14.5% 0.04% $56.14 $56.18 $116,860 3.6%
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations major 420 9.4% 0.47% $35.73 $37.81 $78,640 5.0%
17-2000 Engineers minor 270 14.7% 0.31% $38.70 $42.28 $87,940 4.7%
17-2110 Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety broad 50 23.3% 0.05% $47.24 $48.75 $101,400 5.2%
17-2121 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects detail 110 23.5% 0.13% $43.74 $44.46 $92,480 5.6%
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations major 340 28.5% 0.38% $27.90 $29.91 $62,220 4.5%
19-4000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians minor 230 39.7% 0.26% $24.44 $25.86 $53,780 6.4%
19-4031 Chemical Technicians detail 210 40.5% 0.24% $23.97 $25.36 $52,750 8.0%
19-5010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians broad 90 11.9% 0.11% $38.74 $38.64 $80,380 3.4%
19-5011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists detail 90 12.3% 0.10% $39.40 $39.27 $81,680 3.5%
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations major 330 10.4% 0.38% $20.04 $19.95 $41,490 4.7%
33-9000 Other Protective Service Workers minor 330 10.4% 0.38% $20.04 $19.95 $41,490 4.7%
33-9030 Security Guards and Gambling Surveillance Officers broad 280 12.0% 0.32% (8) (8) (8) (8)
33-9032 Security Guards detail 280 12.0% 0.32% (8) (8) (8) (8)
33-9090 Miscellaneous Protective Service Workers broad 50 12.8% 0.06% (8) (8) (8) (8)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations major 110 27.0% 0.13% (8) (8) (8) (8)
35-2000 Cooks and Food Preparation Workers minor 90 30.1% 0.11% $14.55 $19.21 $39,950 13.0%
35-2010 Cooks broad 90 32.5% 0.10% $14.63 $17.31 $36,000 9.1%
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations major 150 20.6% 0.17% $15.29 $22.79 $47,400 15.8%
37-2000 Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers minor 140 20.1% 0.16% $15.04 $20.28 $42,180 10.0%
37-2010 Building Cleaning Workers broad 140 20.1% 0.16% $15.04 $20.28 $42,180 10.0%
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners detail 100 18.0% 0.12% $14.56 $18.89 $39,300 11.0%
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations major 230 17.3% 0.27% $30.73 $36.78 $76,500 9.7%
41-3000 Sales Representatives, Services minor 140 16.7% 0.16% $34.90 $37.91 $78,850 5.5%
41-3091 Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel detail 140 17.2% 0.16% $35.80 $38.30 $79,670 5.6%
41-4010 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing broad 60 46.6% 0.07% (8) (8) (8) (8)
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products detail 60 46.6% 0.07% (8) (8) (8) (8)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations major 8,830 5.4% 10.04% $21.05 $23.51 $48,900 2.6%
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers detail 600 10.0% 0.68% $31.02 $32.52 $67,640 2.2%
43-3000 Financial Clerks minor 690 7.4% 0.78% $22.23 $23.32 $48,500 1.9%
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks detail 100 23.2% 0.11% $21.27 $22.42 $46,640 3.5%
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks detail 380 7.6% 0.43% $20.93 $21.85 $45,450 2.6%
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks detail 200 13.1% 0.23% $25.68 $26.55 $55,230 2.6%
43-4000 Information and Record Clerks minor 480 11.6% 0.54% $18.69 $22.89 $47,620 4.9%
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives detail 320 17.4% 0.36% $19.79 $24.75 $51,480 5.8%
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping detail 30 20.9% 0.04% $18.32 $20.91 $43,490 11.9%
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks detail 60 15.6% 0.07% $13.69 $13.87 $28,850 3.9%
43-5000 Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers minor 4,950 7.3% 5.63% $21.02 $23.49 $48,870 4.2%
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents detail 990 20.5% 1.12% $26.96 $28.12 $58,480 5.6%
43-5030 Dispatchers broad 800 12.6% 0.91% $22.05 $24.11 $50,150 3.5%
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance detail 800 12.6% 0.91% $22.05 $24.11 $50,150 3.5%
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks detail 280 14.7% 0.32% $31.92 $31.18 $64,860 5.6%
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks detail 1,900 10.5% 2.16% $18.38 $21.58 $44,890 5.7%
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping detail 970 10.6% 1.11% $17.58 $19.89 $41,370 4.9%
43-6010 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants broad 770 7.6% 0.88% $18.73 $20.34 $42,300 3.6%
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants detail 140 15.8% 0.15% $26.65 $28.46 $59,200 5.1%
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive detail 630 8.5% 0.72% $17.69 $18.59 $38,680 4.0%
43-9000 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers minor 1,350 10.4% 1.53% $18.68 $21.69 $45,120 5.0%
43-9061 Office Clerks, General detail 1,310 10.7% 1.49% $18.75 $21.81 $45,370 5.1%
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations major 1,030 11.6% 1.17% $24.84 $25.73 $53,520 2.1%
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers detail 120 11.0% 0.14% $27.86 $30.27 $62,950 6.0%
47-2000 Construction Trades Workers minor 810 15.1% 0.92% $25.11 $25.69 $53,430 2.4%
47-2011 Boilermakers detail 30 42.6% 0.04% $28.50 $28.29 $58,840 4.9%
47-2031 Carpenters detail 60 22.8% 0.07% $21.76 $22.99 $47,820 7.0%
47-2070 Construction Equipment Operators broad 370 20.0% 0.42% $24.15 $24.91 $51,810 5.3%
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators detail 370 20.0% 0.42% $24.15 $24.91 $51,810 5.3%
47-2111 Electricians detail 270 31.9% 0.31% $27.38 $27.89 $58,010 3.2%
47-5000 Extraction Workers minor 70 36.2% 0.08% $20.79 $21.76 $45,260 3.0%
47-5022 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining detail 70 36.7% 0.08% $20.68 $21.66 $45,060 3.3%
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations major 5,630 5.2% 6.40% $28.07 $29.83 $62,050 2.6%
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers detail 430 10.1% 0.49% $37.45 $38.89 $80,880 3.5%
49-2000 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers minor 40 25.5% 0.05% $30.38 $32.16 $66,890 3.3%
49-2090 Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers broad 40 26.3% 0.04% $30.38 $32.62 $67,850 3.3%
49-3000 Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers minor 2,880 7.6% 3.27% $28.82 $30.29 $62,990 3.4%
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists detail 420 12.2% 0.48% $31.18 $32.11 $66,780 7.7%
49-3040 Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics broad 1,860 10.0% 2.11% $30.50 $31.97 $66,510 4.2%
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines detail 1,850 10.0% 2.10% $30.55 $32.01 $66,590 4.2%
49-3050 Small Engine Mechanics broad 540 14.1% 0.62% $20.39 $22.74 $47,290 3.8%
49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians detail 540 14.1% 0.62% $20.39 $22.74 $47,290 3.8%
49-9000 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations minor 2,280 6.3% 2.60% $25.19 $27.50 $57,190 3.9%
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers detail 60 24.4% 0.07% $26.76 $26.74 $55,620 3.6%
49-9040 Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers broad 350 17.4% 0.40% $29.47 $29.27 $60,890 4.4%
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics detail 170 18.2% 0.20% $32.00 $31.17 $64,840 4.7%
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery detail 140 32.8% 0.16% $28.18 $28.78 $59,860 6.4%
49-9044 Millwrights detail 40 49.7% 0.04% $20.23 $22.32 $46,430 14.6%
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General detail 1,000 9.5% 1.14% $27.15 $31.02 $64,510 6.3%
49-9090 Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers broad 860 9.7% 0.98% $21.06 $22.72 $47,260 3.5%
49-9092 Commercial Divers detail 80 44.5% 0.09% $27.32 $27.71 $57,630 3.9%
49-9096 Riggers detail 280 21.3% 0.32% $18.46 $21.36 $44,430 7.8%
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers detail 110 22.5% 0.12% $16.44 $18.25 $37,950 6.1%
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other detail 370 11.0% 0.42% $23.65 $24.01 $49,940 4.8%
51-0000 Production Occupations major 2,210 8.7% 2.51% $25.37 $26.70 $55,540 3.7%
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers detail 130 17.2% 0.14% $35.02 $37.40 $77,790 4.8%
51-4000 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers minor 1,040 16.0% 1.18% $23.26 $24.00 $49,910 2.2%
51-4041 Machinists detail 160 29.7% 0.18% $24.84 $25.53 $53,100 2.5%
51-4120 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers broad 880 18.2% 1.00% $22.80 $23.74 $49,370 2.6%
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers detail 870 18.4% 0.99% $22.83 $23.75 $49,410 2.6%
51-9000 Other Production Occupations minor 1,010 11.7% 1.15% $28.23 $28.38 $59,030 6.3%
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers detail 690 16.7% 0.78% $29.02 $28.02 $58,290 6.2%
51-9120 Painting Workers broad 70 27.1% 0.08% $19.46 $20.68 $43,010 5.1%
51-9124 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders detail 70 27.1% 0.08% $19.46 $20.68 $43,010 5.1%
51-9190 Miscellaneous Production Workers broad 260 12.7% 0.29% $30.06 $31.36 $65,230 12.2%
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers detail 30 7.0% 0.04% $32.82 $27.94 $58,110 6.7%
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other detail 230 14.5% 0.26% $29.97 $31.86 $66,280 16.5%
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations major 62,790 5.1% 71.39% $24.31 $29.33 $61,000 6.0%
53-1040 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers broad 3,720 6.8% 4.23% $29.45 $31.49 $65,500 2.7%
53-1047 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors detail 3,710 6.8% 4.22% $29.46 $31.50 $65,530 2.7%
53-2000 Air Transportation Workers minor 120 17.4% 0.14% (4) (4) $138,460 21.9%
53-2010 Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers broad 110 18.4% 0.13% (4) (4) $143,560 22.0%
53-2012 Commercial Pilots detail 100 20.5% 0.12% (4) (4) $142,900 25.7%
53-3000 Motor Vehicle Operators minor 4,180 9.9% 4.76% $24.54 $25.03 $52,050 3.6%
53-3030 Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers broad 3,380 9.4% 3.85% $24.38 $24.97 $51,950 4.1%
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers detail 3,250 9.6% 3.69% $24.45 $25.00 $52,000 4.1%
53-3033 Light Truck Drivers detail 140 24.0% 0.16% $21.75 $24.42 $50,780 8.4%
53-3050 Passenger Vehicle Drivers broad 40 16.7% 0.04% $17.96 $17.90 $37,230 6.4%
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other detail 760 31.5% 0.86% $26.07 $25.60 $53,250 8.1%
53-4000 Rail Transportation Workers minor (8) (8) (8) $24.85 $26.39 $54,880 3.3%
53-4010 Locomotive Engineers and Operators broad (8) (8) (8) $24.71 $26.90 $55,960 4.0%
53-4031 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters detail (8) (8) (8) $25.48 $25.86 $53,800 3.3%
53-5000 Water Transportation Workers minor 13,700 5.6% 15.58% $31.97 $44.24 $92,030 15.2%
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers detail 6,320 6.0% 7.18% $23.67 $37.26 $77,500 27.2%
53-5020 Ship and Boat Captains and Operators broad 6,410 9.4% 7.29% $38.31 $51.93 $108,020 9.3%
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels detail 5,660 7.7% 6.43% $40.84 $54.86 $114,120 9.6%
53-5022 Motorboat Operators detail (8) (8) (8) $29.82 $29.95 $62,290 3.0%
53-5031 Ship Engineers detail 970 12.4% 1.10% $37.01 $38.89 $80,880 3.5%
53-6000 Other Transportation Workers minor 4,600 27.9% 5.23% $14.09 $18.88 $39,270 8.8%
53-6031 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants detail 50 20.9% 0.05% $19.56 $22.72 $47,250 15.0%
53-6051 Transportation Inspectors detail 770 29.2% 0.88% $38.19 $44.08 $91,680 8.7%
53-6061 Passenger Attendants detail 3,730 35.8% 4.25% $13.02 $13.65 $28,390 2.6%
53-6098 Aircraft Service Attendants and Transportation Workers, All Other detail 50 23.4% 0.06% $15.17 $18.17 $37,790 5.7%
53-7000 Material Moving Workers minor 36,180 8.0% 41.13% $22.78 $25.18 $52,380 2.3%
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators detail 2,440 12.2% 2.77% $30.16 $31.87 $66,290 3.8%
53-7041 Hoist and Winch Operators detail 1,780 12.1% 2.02% $35.24 $33.83 $70,370 2.2%
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators detail 4,510 14.8% 5.13% $25.61 $25.70 $53,460 4.6%
53-7060 Laborers and Material Movers broad 22,420 9.5% 25.49% $19.79 $23.29 $48,440 3.3%
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment detail 330 16.1% 0.38% $15.35 $16.51 $34,340 5.6%
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand detail 21,900 9.7% 24.91% $19.93 $23.44 $48,750 3.4%
53-7065 Stockers and Order Fillers detail 160 19.2% 0.19% $16.64 $18.07 $37,590 6.4%
53-7070 Pumping Station Operators broad 70 32.0% 0.08% $21.08 $21.69 $45,100 4.9%
53-7072 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers detail 70 32.0% 0.08% $21.08 $21.69 $45,100 4.9%
53-7121 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders detail 3,580 21.7% 4.07% $32.26 $28.93 $60,170 2.9%
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other detail 1,380 11.9% 1.57% $19.26 $21.83 $45,400 7.8%


About May 2020 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(8) Estimate not released.




Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2020 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

May 2020 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

May 2020 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Occupation Profiles

Technical notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2021