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53-5021.00 - Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

Command or supervise operations of ships and water vessels, such as tugboats and ferryboats. Required to hold license issued by U.S. Coast Guard.

This title represents a group of more specific occupations. For additional information, please select one of the specific occupations below.

53-5021.01    Ship and Boat Captains
53-5021.03    Pilots, Ship
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Wages & Employment Trends

National

Median wages (2012) $31.80 hourly, $66,150 annual
Employment (2012) 35,000 employees
Projected growth (2012-2022) Average (8% to 14%) Average (8% to 14%)
Projected job openings (2012-2022) 21,300
Top industries (2012)
Transportation and Warehousing (67% employed in this sector)

State & National

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2012 wage data external site and 2012-2022 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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Job Openings on the Web

State & National Job Banks

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Sources of Additional Information

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