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) 200 0.60 4.04 $17.46 $36,320
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 140 0.67 4.53 $19.32 $40,180
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area 130 1.11 7.48 $16.53 $34,390
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 120 0.60 4.05 $19.11 $39,750
Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 120 1.22 8.24 $20.74 $43,140

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

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area 30 3.03 20.45 $12.89 $26,810
Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area 110 2.36 15.90 $23.87 $49,650
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area 90 2.12 14.28 $16.62 $34,580
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area 50 1.38 9.33 $20.26 $42,150
Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area 60 1.25 8.44 $19.77 $41,130

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $25.66 $53,370
Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area 110 2.36 15.90 $23.87 $49,650
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $21.28 $44,270
Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $21.25 $44,190
Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 120 1.22 8.24 $20.74 $43,140


About May 2015 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(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.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2015 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 30, 2016