Career Outlook for Ship Engineers

Also known as:  Barge Engineer, Ferry Engineer, Towboat Engineer, Tug Boat Engineer, Tugboat Engineer
The overall job outlook for Ship Engineer careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 8.33 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.39 percent per year. Demand for Ship Engineers is expected to go up, with an expected 4,130 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 5.45 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Ship Engineers in the following states
Virginia 1,540
Louisiana 1,290
Florida 1,280
New York 710
Washington 570
Texas 500
California 480
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Ship Engineers
Michigan 30
Rhode Island 30
Hawaii 40
Georgia 60
Mississippi 60
Connecticut 80
Pennsylvania 100