The average wage for a Boat Mechanic is $16.99 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$35,119 - $57,968
$41K
MEDIAN: $41,000
50%

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$10.57 - $25.34
$11
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.99
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$41,000  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,146 - $59,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.57 - $25.34  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.48  
Overtime
$7.30 - $33.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,146 - $59,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Job Description for Boat Mechanic

  • Inspect and diagnose mechanical and engine problems.
  • Work with clients to explain pricing, timeline and potential outcomes.
  • Perform repairs, cleanings and upgrades to boats and associated equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Boat Mechanic

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Boat Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
034
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Boat Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 48%
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