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Water Taxi Driver Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$35,054 (USD)

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The average pay for a Water Taxi Driver is $35,054 a year and $17 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Water Taxi Driver is between $31,199 and $41,439. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Operates motor-driven boat to carry passengers and freight, take depth soundings in turning basin, serve as liaison between ships, ship to shore, harbor and beach area patrol, or tow, push, or guide other boats, barges, logs, or rafts: casts off securing lines and starts motor.
  • Starts boat and steers boat with helm or tiller.
  • Maintains equipment, such as range markers, fire extinguishers, boat fenders, lines, pumps, and fittings.
  • Services motor by changing oil and lubricating parts.
  • Cleans boat and repairs hull and superstructure, using handtools, paint, and brushes.
  • May tune up, overhaul, or replace engine.
  • May give directions for loading and seating in boat.
  • May be designated according to type of boat operated as boat tender; boomboat operator; charter-boat operator; sightseeing-boat operator; water-taxi driver; or operate motor-driven boat to haul fish or other marine life from offshore fishing vessel to buyer and be designated run-boat operator.
Water Taxi Driver Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Motorboat Operators

Job family population: 2,510

Estimated population of Water Taxi Driver jobs: 1,044

Rate of error: 8.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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