Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

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Occupation Description

Captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels facilitate or oversee operations of water vessels, such as tugboats and ferryboats. A license issued by U.S. Coast Guard is required.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

30860

Job Openings By 2020

20700

Growth Rate

20.4%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors in Naval Science
Bachelors in Maritime Science

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth