The average hourly pay for a Marine Mechanic is $17.92.
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Job Description for Marine Mechanic
Marine mechanics work with gas, diesel, and on-board and outboard boat engines and are responsible for diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing boats in a professional and fast-paced environment. They must diagnose a variety of issues with boats and their engines, as well as repairing and troubleshooting to resolve these issues. They also assist with the setup and testing of new boats and must be able to move/drive them when necessary. Necessary skills for the position include changing fluids, bat…Read more
Marine Mechanic Tasks
- Perform mechanical and or electrical repairs and maintenance to production and mechanical equipment.
- Comply with all company safety rules, procedures and applicable government regulations.
- Order replacement parts.
- Consult and review schematics.
- Determine causes of operating problems.
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Skills in Systems Troubleshooting, Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Electronic Troubleshooting and Automotive Engine Repair are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Marine Mechanic
An entry-level Marine Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.53 based on 16 salaries. An early career Marine Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.70 based on 158 salaries. A mid-career Marine Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.47 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Marine Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.44 based on 102 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
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Employees with Marine Mechanic in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 68.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (39.3% more) and San Diego, California (22.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (7.9% less).
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