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Total Workforce
46,130
Average Age
42.6
Estimated Job Growth
9.7%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$73,473
Average Male Salary
$77,148
Average Female Salary
$27,549

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Ship & boat captains & operators and on wages and locations for those in the field. Water transportation is the industry that employs the most Ship & boat captains & operators, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Ship & boat captains & operators, by average wage, is Water transportation. Ship & boat captains & operators are paid most in LA City (South/San Pedro) PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Lafourche & Assumption Parishes PUMA, LA.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Ship & boat captains & operators in the US. The average age of male Ship & boat captains & operators in the workforce is 42.7 and of female Ship & boat captains & operators is 40.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Ship & boat captains & operators is White.

Gender Composition

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Ship & boat captains & operators from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Ship & boat captains & operators is Transportation but a relatively high number of Ship & boat captains & operators hold a major in Natural Resources & Conservation.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Ship & boat captains & operators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Ship & boat captains & operators need many skills, but most especially Operation and Control, Operation Monitoring, and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Ship & boat captains & operators need more than the average amount of Repairing, Equipment Maintenance, and Operation and Control.

Radar Distribution

The closest comparable data for the Detailed Occupation Ship & boat captains & operators is from the Minor Occupation Group Water Transportation Workers.
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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Ship & boat captains & operators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Ship & boat captains & operators are expected to see a growth of 9.7% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.

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