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Boat Mechanic Salary
in Idaho, United States

$35,085 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$926

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Boat Mechanic is $35,085 a year and $17 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Boat Mechanic is between $26,448 and $42,260. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Boat Mechanic. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Repairs and adjusts electrical and mechanical equipment of gasoline- or diesel-powered inboard or inboard-outboard boat engines, using handtools, power tools, and electrical testing meters: starts motor and listens to its sound to determine causes of trouble.
  • Tests motor for conformance to manufacturer's specifications, using electrical testing meters.
  • Dismantles motors, using handtools, and examines parts for defects.
  • Adjusts generator and replaces faulty wiring, using handtools and soldering iron.
  • Installs piston rings, adjusts carburetor, grinds valves, and repairs or replaces reduction gears, and other parts, using lathe, drill press, handtools, and power tools.
  • Examines propeller and propeller shafts and repairs defective parts.
  • Aligns engine to propeller shaft.
  • May operate boat on water to test repairs.
  • May repair only mechanical equipment of engines, such as power-tilt, bilge pumps, or power take-offs.
  • May be designated according to type of engine repaired as motorboat mechanic, inboard; motorboat mechanic, inboard/outboard.
Boat Mechanic Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

Job family population: 21,160

Estimated population of Boat Mechanic jobs: 4,739

Rate of error: 3.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,673
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Boat Mechanic Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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