How Much Do Motorboat Operators Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Motorboat Operators

Motorboat Operators operate small motor-driven boats. May assist in navigational activities.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$53500 per year
Hourly wage
$26 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$27,820 to $37,700 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$13 to $18 per hour

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.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

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.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
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

State Hourly Annual
NY $34 $71,350
WA $32 $66,700
TX $30 $62,770
AZ $27 $55,380
CA $25 $52,150
VA $24 $49,160
MA $23 $48,430
HI $22 $46,460
NJ $22 $44,840
FL $21 $43,920

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
Local Government $48440 $23.29
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

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