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Motorboat Mechanic Inboard/Outboard Salary
in San Diego, California

$42,233 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Motorboat Mechanic Inboard/Outboard is $42,233 a year and $20 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Motorboat Mechanic Inboard/Outboard is between $31,837 and $50,870. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Motorboat Mechanic Inboard/Outboard Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

Job family population: 21,160

Estimated population of Motorboat Mechanic Inboard/Outboard jobs: 4,739

Rate of error: 3.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

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