Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2009 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 483000 - Water Transportation


These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 483000 - Water Transportation.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, percent of establishments reporting the occupation, and the employment percent relative standard error, is available in the downloadable XLS files.

NAICS Industry 483000 - Water Transportation is part of: Sectors 48 and 49 - Transportation and Warehousing.

NAICS 483000 - Water Transportation consists of:

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NAICS 483000 - Water Transportation

All Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 64,830 100.00% $21.52 $26.74 $55,620 2.1 %
Management Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 3,630 5.60% $49.55 $56.67 $117,870 3.0 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 250 0.39% (5) $97.38 $202,550 10.6 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 1,310 2.02% $51.06 $60.24 $125,290 3.9 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 150 0.23% $47.51 $51.78 $107,710 4.3 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 410 0.63% $50.20 $50.47 $104,980 5.0 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 140 0.22% $38.93 $43.38 $90,220 7.3 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 140 0.22% $52.96 $55.13 $114,660 3.5 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 250 0.39% $52.40 $56.55 $117,630 3.5 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 30 0.05% $42.30 $44.89 $93,360 8.0 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 80 0.12% $45.30 $49.07 $102,070 5.9 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 480 0.74% $40.52 $45.01 $93,620 5.4 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 110 0.17% $55.70 $59.11 $122,940 8.1 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 200 0.31% $44.39 $46.12 $95,920 5.4 %
Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 2,970 4.58% $28.10 $29.83 $62,050 2.1 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 480 0.74% $25.79 $27.56 $57,330 2.6 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 50 0.08% $22.96 $27.61 $57,430 8.6 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 230 0.35% $23.66 $24.53 $51,020 3.0 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 40 0.06% $27.43 $28.20 $58,650 4.4 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 100 0.15% $23.72 $24.75 $51,480 3.5 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 100 0.15% $33.08 $34.13 $70,980 5.3 %
13-1081 Logisticians 200 0.31% $31.97 $32.73 $68,090 4.4 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 130 0.20% $35.46 $37.12 $77,210 5.1 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 640 0.99% $31.18 $31.68 $65,900 4.1 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 760 1.17% $28.19 $29.90 $62,190 3.7 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 50 0.08% $31.07 $31.51 $65,540 3.8 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 50 0.08% $32.11 $35.17 $73,160 6.6 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 90 0.14% $22.89 $23.61 $49,110 3.8 %
Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations 780 1.20% $37.31 $36.90 $76,750 2.2 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 70 0.11% $41.75 $41.54 $86,400 2.9 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 170 0.26% $43.70 $42.14 $87,650 3.7 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 140 0.22% $25.72 $27.29 $56,750 8.6 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 70 0.11% $36.79 $37.77 $78,560 4.6 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 40 0.06% $35.70 $36.25 $75,410 4.1 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 220 0.34% $36.19 $37.19 $77,350 3.8 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 40 0.06% $37.12 $36.40 $75,710 4.6 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 960 1.48% $36.62 $36.28 $75,470 4.9 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 400 0.62% $28.78 $30.70 $63,850 18.5 %
17-2121 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects 460 0.71% $40.25 $39.21 $81,560 2.6 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 150 0.23% $25.61 $28.51 $59,310 5.8 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 150 0.23% $25.36 $28.01 $58,260 5.9 %
Legal Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 50 0.08% $41.86 $47.00 $97,770 9.6 %
23-1011 Lawyers 40 0.06% $51.63 $58.31 $121,280 9.4 %
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 170 0.26% $22.17 $24.99 $51,990 6.7 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 100 0.15% $22.40 $24.77 $51,530 9.2 %
Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 60 0.09% $23.49 $24.10 $50,120 12.0 %
29-9099 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Workers, All Other (8) (8) $15.14 $19.71 $40,990 16.5 %
Protective Service Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 70 0.11% $13.90 $18.00 $37,440 7.5 %
33-9032 Security Guards 50 0.08% $11.56 $13.20 $27,470 3.5 %
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 2,380 3.67% $13.26 $14.87 $30,920 5.8 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 110 0.17% $21.35 $22.14 $46,050 3.0 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers (8) (8) $16.71 $20.66 $42,970 12.1 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 790 1.22% $15.41 $16.49 $34,300 5.3 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 140 0.22% $13.15 $12.99 $27,020 7.2 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order (8) (8) $8.61 $9.00 $18,730 6.6 %
35-2019 Cooks, All Other 80 0.12% $11.15 $12.58 $26,170 7.4 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 180 0.28% $10.37 $10.59 $22,040 6.6 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 130 0.20% $9.38 $11.72 $24,380 19.6 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 130 0.20% $9.71 $10.01 $20,830 7.3 %
35-9021 Dishwashers (8) (8) $9.50 $11.94 $24,830 24.2 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 140 0.22% $10.24 $11.20 $23,300 5.3 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 130 0.20% $10.06 $10.75 $22,360 4.8 %
Personal Care and Service Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 970 1.50% $11.51 $13.32 $27,700 6.1 %
39-6021 Tour Guides and Escorts 110 0.17% $11.70 $12.46 $25,930 10.6 %
39-6032 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants and Baggage Porters 560 0.86% $11.06 $11.71 $24,350 3.4 %
Sales and Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 1,880 2.90% $22.44 $24.89 $51,770 5.1 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 80 0.12% $27.58 $29.42 $61,190 5.6 %
41-2011 Cashiers 130 0.20% $10.59 $11.44 $23,800 5.9 %
41-3041 Travel Agents 170 0.26% $14.43 $14.84 $30,870 7.7 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 1,150 1.77% $25.97 $26.83 $55,800 6.2 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 170 0.26% $31.29 $31.87 $66,280 5.9 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 60 0.09% $20.92 $21.01 $43,690 13.9 %
Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9,800 15.12% $16.08 $17.77 $36,950 2.0 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 640 0.99% $25.67 $26.66 $55,450 2.7 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 150 0.23% $18.39 $19.85 $41,280 7.1 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 240 0.37% $15.98 $16.48 $34,290 3.1 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 880 1.36% $17.11 $18.18 $37,810 2.4 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 150 0.23% $18.67 $19.05 $39,620 1.9 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 30 0.05% $17.55 $18.11 $37,680 6.4 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 1,030 1.59% $15.84 $17.07 $35,510 3.6 %
43-4071 File Clerks 110 0.17% $17.22 $16.77 $34,880 7.2 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 60 0.09% $18.31 $19.41 $40,360 5.2 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 210 0.32% $12.72 $13.06 $27,160 2.3 %
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 1,520 2.34% $11.99 $12.64 $26,300 3.0 %
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 1,220 1.88% $19.49 $21.29 $44,290 4.2 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 590 0.91% $16.35 $17.62 $36,660 4.8 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 250 0.39% $18.04 $20.56 $42,760 6.7 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 390 0.60% $16.72 $18.79 $39,090 8.4 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 110 0.17% $12.14 $13.01 $27,050 4.7 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 590 0.91% $21.48 $22.68 $47,170 3.2 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 400 0.62% $15.45 $15.83 $32,940 5.4 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 80 0.12% $12.56 $13.10 $27,240 3.5 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 940 1.45% $12.97 $14.09 $29,320 4.8 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 50 0.08% $17.62 $16.98 $35,330 4.9 %
Construction and Extraction Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 30 0.05% $21.70 $21.77 $45,290 3.8 %
47-2111 Electricians 30 0.05% $21.70 $21.77 $45,290 3.8 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 2,300 3.55% $21.41 $22.74 $47,300 3.0 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 230 0.35% $32.29 $32.51 $67,630 3.9 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 330 0.51% $22.83 $23.06 $47,970 3.9 %
49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics 140 0.22% $20.07 $20.74 $43,140 4.6 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 910 1.40% $17.66 $18.74 $38,980 4.4 %
49-9096 Riggers 80 0.12% $21.80 $22.21 $46,190 11.2 %
Production Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 780 1.20% $17.55 $19.31 $40,170 2.9 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 80 0.12% $29.41 $30.67 $63,800 3.8 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 330 0.51% $19.27 $20.40 $42,430 4.0 %
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 37,680 58.12% $22.35 $27.17 $56,510 3.0 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 330 0.51% $22.38 $24.94 $51,880 4.4 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 420 0.65% $31.12 $32.67 $67,960 3.3 %
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 220 0.34% (4) (4) $69,770 6.1 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 510 0.79% $14.86 $16.57 $34,460 6.7 %
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers 14,510 22.38% $16.92 $17.80 $37,030 1.4 %
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 12,180 18.79% $32.93 $37.05 $77,060 4.7 %
53-5022 Motorboat Operators 250 0.39% $19.46 $21.91 $45,560 8.8 %
53-5031 Ship Engineers 6,130 9.46% $32.70 $35.30 $73,410 3.5 %
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 140 0.22% $11.61 $13.77 $28,650 9.5 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 160 0.25% $19.93 $22.69 $47,200 4.7 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators (8) (8) $18.24 $17.86 $37,150 6.2 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment (8) (8) $10.42 $10.38 $21,590 4.5 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1,010 1.56% $12.37 $13.93 $28,970 4.4 %
53-7072 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 480 0.74% $24.20 $26.45 $55,020 13.2 %
53-7121 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 100 0.15% $16.35 $16.84 $35,020 4.4 %
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 220 0.34% $15.62 $16.29 $33,880 11.3 %

About May 2009 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(5) This wage is equal to or greater than $80.00 per hour or $166,400 per year.

(8) Estimate not released.




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