Motorboat Operators (53-5022)

Occupation description:  Operate small motor-driven boats. May assist in navigational activities.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 3838 0.01 34
United States 3,6003,900 7.6100 200330

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 22.0510.0313.83 21.4430.0635.42

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
8051 63.848.6 34.3
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation10
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation4
UI claimants previously working in occupation7
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 54
Number of job position postings 5
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 10.8

Alaska Licensing Information

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Postsecondary non-degree award Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None