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Boat Hoist Operator Salary
in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

$37,802 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$601

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Boat Hoist Operator is $37,802 a year and $18 an hour in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. The average salary range for a Boat Hoist Operator is between $28,496 and $45,533. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates mobile boat hoist to lift and lower yachts and cruisers in and out of water, and to move boats to designated work or storage areas: starts hoist engine and pushes and pulls levers to move and maneuver four-wheeled boat hoist to straddle boats for moving.
  • Passes sling ends under straddled boat hull, shackles sling ends to winch span, and moves levers to operate power-winch to raise boat clear of support blocks or skids.
  • Drives hoist to move suspended boat to designated location or to hoisting dock to lower boat into water.
  • Operates winch to lower boat to point just above ground surface.
  • Places keel blocks under keel and lowers boat onto keel blocks.
  • Slides and positions hull support blocks and frames against boat bottom for vertical support.
  • Loosens and pulls slings from underneath boat.
  • Drives hoist to dock and lowers boat until slings are slack and signals boat operator to back boat out to clear slings and dock.
  • Operates winch to raise slings out of water or leaves slings in water to pick up another boat.
  • Operates truck to tow empty skids around display or shop areas.
  • Jacks up skids and cradled boats and places dollies under skids to facilitate moving boats in display area.
  • Mounts propellers on shafts to prepare new boats for launching.
  • Operates boats to maneuver boats in and out of slips.
  • Performs related boat handling duties.
Boat Hoist Operator Job Prevalence in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

Job family: Hoist and Winch Operators

Job family population: 3,080

Estimated population of Boat Hoist Operator jobs: 139

Rate of error: 9.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,823
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Description: Fort Lauderdale () is a city in the U.S. state of Florida, 28 miles (45 km) north of Miami. It is the county seat of Broward County. As of the 2018 census, the city has an estimated population of 182,595. Fort Lauderdale is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,198,782 people in 2018.The city is a popular tourist destination, with an average year-round temperature of 75.5 °F (24.2 °C) and 3,000 hours of sunshine per year. Greater Fort Lauderdale, encompassing all of Broward County, hosted 12 million visitors in 2012, including 2.8 million international visitors. In 2012...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Boat Hoist Operator is $37,802 a year and $18 an hour in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. The average salary range for a Boat Hoist Operator is between $28,496 and $45,533. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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