Salary for Motorboat Operators

Also known as:  Launch Operator, Motorboat Operator, Outboard Motorboat Operator, Speedboat Driver, Speedboat Operator, Water Taxi Ferry Operator, Water Taxi Operator

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Motorboat operators drive and navigate small motor-powered boats. This occupation is not usually dangerous, though they may require employees to sit, stand or bend for long periods of time, which can be strenuous. To become a motorboat operator, one must first acquire a high school diploma, GED or above. Before beginning official work, a few months to a year of formal training may be required.

A Motorboat Operator gets a salary of between $27,820 - $77,630 based on experience and talent. will most likely receive an average wage of fifty-three thousand five hundred dollars each year.

have the highest average potential salary in New York, where they get normal pay levels of close to $71,350. Professionals that work in these jobs obtain the highest pay in Public Administration, which has normal pay levels of $61,450.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 55.13 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Motorboat Operators tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
$61,450
Transportation and Warehousing
$57,260
Construction
$55,970
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$49,810
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$47,250
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$44,730

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$43,930
Retail Trade
$44,300
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$44,730
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$47,250
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$49,810
Construction
$55,970