Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Boat Mechanic is $18.43
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Boat Mechanics?
An early career Boat Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.06 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Boat Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.55 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Boat Mechanic with …Read more
What Do Boat Mechanics Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.