2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Motorboat Operators operate small motor-driven boats. May assist in navigational activities.
Table of contents
- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Motorboat Operators with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $27,820 to $37,700 per year or $13 to $18 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Motorboat Operators to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$37||$77,630|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$32||$66,020|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$27||$55,910|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$18||$37,700|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$13||$27,820|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as a Motorboat Operator is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like NY doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at NY might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Motorboat Operators are in the states of NY, WA, TX, AZ and CA.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Federal Executive Branch||$65400||$31.44|
|Support Activities for Water Transportation||$62290||$29.95|
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction||$56820||$27.32|
|Inland Water Transportation||$48800||$23.46|
|Other Amusement and Recreation Industries||$48570||$23.35|
|Amusement Parks and Arcades||$45250||$21.76|
|Other Motor Vehicle Dealers||$44300||$21.30|
|Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water||$43240||$20.79|
|Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services||$39530||$19.01|
|Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions||$36600||$17.60|