Ship & boat captains & operators are most often employed by the Water transportation industry. The average yearly wage for Ship & boat captains & operators was $73,941 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Ship & boat captains & operators by wage are Education administrators, Insurance sales agents, and Advertising sales agents.
Ship & boat captains & operators are part of the Transportation Occupations, along with Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists, Flight attendants, Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians, Bus drivers, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Taxi drivers & chauffeurs, Motor vehicle operators, all other, Locomotive engineers & operators, Railroad conductors & yardmasters, Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, Ship & boat captains & operators, Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers, Parking lot attendants, Automotive & watercraft service attendants-, Transportation inspectors, Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians, Crane & tower operators, and Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators
The top 3 locations that employ the most Ship & boat captains & operators are Norfolk City (Northeast) PUMA, VA, Sussex County PUMA, DE, and Walton, Washington, Holmes & Bay Counties PUMA, FL. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Ship & boat captains & operators are Sussex County PUMA, DE, James City, York Counties, Williamsburg & Poquoson Cities PUMA, VA, and Norfolk City (Northeast) PUMA, VA.