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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

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).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota 10017$22.50/hr$15.27/hr$18.72/hr$23.61/hr$24.24/hr$30.96/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities410$23.49/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Leisure and Hospitality80$23.97/hr
Other Services30$30.44/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota 20$19.25/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$23.89/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 30$23.19/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 30$19.03/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 40$24.04/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 60$19.26/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 100$23.61/hr11.0%
Northwest Balance of State 110$21.73/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 120$21.73/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 190$24.15/hrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 260$24.15/hrN/A
Minnesota 530$23.61/hr17.1%




  • Document inspection and test results and work performed or to be performed.
  • Start motors and monitor performance for signs of malfunctioning, such as smoke, excessive vibration, or misfiring.
  • Repair engine mechanical equipment, such as power tilts, bilge pumps, or power take-offs.
  • Replace parts, such as gears, magneto points, piston rings, or spark plugs, and reassemble engines.
  • Idle motors and observe thermometers to determine the effectiveness of cooling systems.
  • Repair engine mechanical equipment, such as power tilts, bilge pumps, or power take-offs.
  • Perform routine engine maintenance on motorboats, such as changing oil and filters.
  • Inspect and repair or adjust propellers or propeller shafts.
  • Mount motors to boats and operate boats at various speeds on waterways to conduct operational tests.
  • Document inspection and test results and work performed or to be performed.