Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
20,260 3.4 % $19.65 $40,860 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.37 $14.40 $18.65 $24.33 $29.42
Annual Wage (2) $23,650 $29,950 $38,780 $50,600 $61,200


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 8,730 5.81 $19.68 $40,930
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance 4,690 6.17 $19.35 $40,250
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 3,600 0.29 $19.96 $41,510
Ship and Boat Building 1,160 0.85 $18.71 $38,920
Support Activities for Water Transportation 330 0.35 $21.59 $44,910

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance 4,690 6.17 $19.35 $40,250
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 8,730 5.81 $19.68 $40,930
Ship and Boat Building 1,160 0.85 $18.71 $38,920
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water 90 0.59 $16.02 $33,330
Support Activities for Water Transportation 330 0.35 $21.59 $44,910

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 (8) (8) $26.35 $54,810
State Government (OES Designation) 120 0.01 $24.92 $51,840
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 90 0.22 $24.31 $50,570
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 40 (7) $23.87 $49,640
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers 140 0.05 $22.32 $46,420


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 3,170 0.39 2.67 $19.68 $40,930
Texas 1,350 0.11 0.80 $21.21 $44,110
New York 1,260 0.14 0.96 $18.87 $39,240
Michigan 1,130 0.27 1.86 $19.93 $41,450
California 1,040 0.07 0.45 $20.95 $43,570




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 140 0.43 2.95 $23.48 $48,840
Florida 3,170 0.39 2.67 $19.68 $40,930
Maine 220 0.37 2.55 $19.64 $40,860
Delaware 150 0.34 2.35 $18.61 $38,710
North Dakota 130 0.30 2.10 $21.72 $45,170




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 30 0.06 0.38 $27.82 $57,860
Connecticut 370 0.22 1.55 $24.19 $50,320
Alaska 140 0.43 2.95 $23.48 $48,840
Utah 230 0.17 1.15 $23.48 $48,830
Washington 790 0.26 1.78 $22.45 $46,700





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 660 0.83 5.74 $20.91 $43,490
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 450 0.40 2.77 $20.36 $42,340
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 400 0.31 2.17 $21.19 $44,080
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 390 0.29 2.01 $21.87 $45,480
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 360 0.23 1.57 $25.62 $53,290
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 340 0.12 0.80 $23.66 $49,220
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 310 0.25 1.71 $16.31 $33,920
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division 280 0.48 3.32 $22.65 $47,120
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 270 0.23 1.57 (8) (8)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 250 0.04 0.26 $22.46 $46,730




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 3.63 25.13 $18.11 $37,660
New Bedford, MA 150 2.38 16.48 $20.41 $42,440
Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 90 2.14 14.80 $16.50 $34,320
Barnstable Town, MA 210 2.05 14.19 $20.75 $43,170
Glens Falls, NY 90 1.66 11.50 $18.50 $38,480
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL 100 1.36 9.46 $14.56 $30,280
Port St. Lucie, FL 180 1.34 9.28 $17.22 $35,810
Hot Springs, AR 40 1.20 8.30 $15.69 $32,630
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 40 0.97 6.69 $20.83 $43,330
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 130 0.96 6.65 $18.55 $38,580