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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
22,280 3.7 % $20.35 $42,330 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.67 $15.14 $19.32 $24.89 $30.03
Annual Wage (2) $24,280 $31,490 $40,180 $51,760 $62,460


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 9,800 6.19 $20.00 $41,600
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance 4,710 6.01 $19.83 $41,240
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 4,220 0.32 $20.98 $43,640
Ship and Boat Building 1,080 0.79 $20.34 $42,300
Support Activities for Water Transportation 580 0.63 $22.52 $46,850

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 9,800 6.19 $20.00 $41,600
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance 4,710 6.01 $19.83 $41,240
Ship and Boat Building 1,080 0.79 $20.34 $42,300
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water 110 0.68 $19.20 $39,930
Support Activities for Water Transportation 580 0.63 $22.52 $46,850

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 170 0.02 $26.54 $55,200
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 110 0.01 $25.83 $53,730
Inland Water Transportation 40 0.14 $23.04 $47,920
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 160 0.42 $22.70 $47,220
Support Activities for Water Transportation 580 0.63 $22.52 $46,850


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 3,310 0.38 2.50 $21.83 $45,410
California 1,570 0.09 0.60 $21.87 $45,490
Texas 1,370 0.11 0.73 $23.12 $48,090
New York 1,210 0.13 0.84 $19.89 $41,360
Michigan 1,150 0.27 1.74 $18.68 $38,850




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 180 0.58 3.80 $20.21 $42,030
Florida 3,310 0.38 2.50 $21.83 $45,410
Maryland 920 0.34 2.22 $21.29 $44,280
Rhode Island 160 0.33 2.14 $22.33 $46,450
Maine 200 0.33 2.14 $22.38 $46,560




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 0.82 $31.06 $64,610
North Dakota 110 0.27 1.74 $25.49 $53,030
Connecticut 400 0.24 1.58 $23.90 $49,720
Massachusetts 720 0.20 1.32 $23.67 $49,240
New Jersey 510 0.13 0.82 $23.13 $48,110





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 1,360 0.53 3.41 $23.05 $47,950
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 720 0.52 3.41 $21.39 $44,500
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 630 0.07 0.43 $22.26 $46,310
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 580 0.09 0.62 $20.10 $41,810
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 420 0.15 1.00 $22.31 $46,410
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 390 0.20 1.29 $23.53 $48,930
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 360 0.10 0.65 $22.04 $45,830
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 320 0.11 0.70 $23.17 $48,190
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 290 0.15 0.96 $18.60 $38,690
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 280 0.10 0.63 $20.26 $42,150




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)
Ocean City, NJ 100 2.48 16.09 $24.41 $50,770
New Bern, NC 110 2.45 15.90 $17.87 $37,170
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL 180 2.44 15.84 $17.89 $37,210
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 110 2.34 15.20 $21.73 $45,190
Glens Falls, NY 120 2.34 15.17 $19.11 $39,740
Hot Springs, AR 70 1.89 12.29 $20.78 $43,220
Punta Gorda, FL 90 1.87 12.14 $17.10 $35,570
Barnstable Town, MA 190 1.83 11.91 $25.71 $53,470
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 70 1.72 11.16 $22.59 $46,990
Homosassa Springs, FL 40 1.23 8.02 $22.87 $47,570