The average hourly pay for a Boat Mechanic is $17.26.
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Job Description for Boat Mechanic
Boat mechanics are tasked with inspecting, repairing, and maintaining boats of all kinds, which includes repairing wiring harnesses and systems as well as other essential components. A high school diploma, valid driver's license, and certification as a boat mechanic are generally required for this position, and some are required to have their own tools. A minimum amount of prior marine experience may also be required by employers, and salaries often depend on the extent of experience. Mechanic…Read more
Boat Mechanic Tasks
- 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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Skills in Systems Troubleshooting and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, System Repair and Problem Solving.
Pay by Experience Level for Boat Mechanic
An early career Boat Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.70 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Boat Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.22 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Boat Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
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