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Motorboat Operators

Operate small motor-driven boats.

Quick Facts


National Data
$23.35 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  14.7%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Follow safety procedures for vehicle operation.
  • Operate ships or other watercraft.
  • Notify others of emergencies, problems, or hazards.
  • Position material handling equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

Boat Captain
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