Salary for Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

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Also known as:  Certified Marine Mechanic, Marine Propulsion Technician, Marine Technician, Motorboat Mechanic, Outboard Motor Mechanic, Outboard Technician helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Motorboat mechanics and service technicians repair and adjust problems on inboard and inboard-outboard boat engines. This job can be dangerous as workers deal with power tools and unsafe work environments frequently. To be considered for this position, vocational training is almost always necessary. Once hired, one or two years of formal on-site training will usually be required before work can begin.

A Motorboat Mechanic or Service Technician will usually earn a compensation of around $27,110 - $66,230 based on experience and education levels. get an average salary of fourty-five thousand four hundred and ninety dollars every year.

make the most money in Virgin Islands, where they can earn an average job salary of just about $57,720. These employees make the highest salary in Public Administration, which has wages of $56,860.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 43.96 percent nationwide in that time.


Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
Wholesale Trade
Educational Services
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Transportation and Warehousing
Other Services (except Public Administration)

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Retail Trade
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Transportation and Warehousing
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
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