Motorboat Operators

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
44%
risk level
POLLING
68%
Based on 11 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
-0.2 %
by year 2032
WAGES
$46,420
or $22.32 per hour
Volume
2,710
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
2.7/10

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Automation risk

44% (Moderate Risk)

Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Social Perceptiveness

User poll

68% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that it's probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 44% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Motorboat Operators will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Motorboat Operators' job openings is expected to decline 0.2% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Low paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Motorboat Operators' was $46,420, or $22 per hour

'Motorboat Operators' were paid 3.4% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 2,710 people employed as 'Motorboat Operators' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 56 thousand people are employed as 'Motorboat Operators'.

Job description

Operate small motor-driven boats. May assist in navigational activities.

SOC Code: 53-5022.00

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