Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels (53-5021)
Occupation description: Command or supervise operations of ships and water vessels, such as tugboats and ferryboats. Required to hold license issued by U.S. Coast Guard. Excludes Motorboat Operators (53-5022).
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Employment and Job Openings  (click here for the 10-year forecast)
|Employment||Average annual openings|
|2018 estimate||2028 projection||Percent change||Labor force exits||Occupation transfers||Total|
- Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities. Read more.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Balance of State||*||*||34.70||*||53.83||*|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.