Marine Service Technicians
Training and Education
|Recommended Degree Level||Certificate or Higher|
|Number of Jobs, 2012||18,380|
|Annual Job Growth Rate||4.2%|
|Job Openings per Year (est.)||960|
Education requirements for this career usually include long-term on-the-job training. Approximately 5% of people working as employees have earned a degree. Among marine service technicians about 32% went to college but did not get a degree. Among workers, 64% have a high school diploma, but no college education.
Part-Time Work and Self-Employment
11% of people working as employees are employed part-time. Marine service technicians work for themselves about 23% of the time.
Area Job Conditions
Jobs are relatively more common in Sandusky (Ohio), Barnstable (Massachusetts), and Ocean City (New Jersey), and less common in Phoenix (Arizona), Las Vegas (Nevada), and Chicago (Illinois).
Average income is highest in Chicago (Illinois), San Francisco (California), and Nassau (New York) and lowest in Athens (Georgia), Cincinnati (Ohio), and Green Bay (Wisconsin).
A quick intro into the work of marine mechanics. Created for the US Dept. of Labor.