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Motorboat Mechanics Careers

Average Annual Salary for Motorboat Mechanics:

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average entry level annual salary is $18,000 to $20,000

Necessary Education for Motorboat Mechanics Career:

Degree in

  • Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician
  • Recreational Marine Maintenance / Repair
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What is Motorboat Mechanics in a nutshell?

Repairs and adjusts electrical and mechanical equipment of gasoline or diesel powered inboard or inboard-outboard boat engines.

Types of Motorcycle Mechanics jobs:

  • Motorcycle Mechanics
  • Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

Motorboat Mechanics Skills & Responsibilities:

Small engines powering motorboats and other recreational water equipment share many characteristics with their larger counterparts, including breakdowns.


  • Mechanical
  • Design
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Transportation
  • Physics


  • Operation Monitoring
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Repairing
  • Troubleshooting
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Complex Problem Solving


  • Manual Dexterity
  • Arm Hand Steadiness
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Near Vision
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Information Ordering
  • Logical mind

Future Outlook for Motorboat Mechanics career:

Employment of Motorboat Mechanics is expected to increase about as fast as the average (up to 18%) for all occupations through the year 2014.


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