Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2015 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 488300 - Support Activities for 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 488300 - Support Activities for 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 488300 - Support Activities for Water Transportation is part of: NAICS 488000 - Support Activities for Transportation.

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NAICS 488300 - Support Activities for Water Transportation

Occupation code Occupation title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Group Employment Employment RSE Percent of total employment Median hourly wage Mean hourly wage Annual mean wage Mean wage RSE
00-0000 All Occupations total 96,920 2.2% 100.00% $25.52 $28.65 $59,600 2.8%
11-0000 Management Occupations major 3,060 6.0% 3.16% $49.66 $58.38 $121,420 2.6%
11-1000 Top Executives minor 1,420 6.2% 1.47% $52.31 $63.93 $132,970 3.4%
11-1011 Chief Executives detail 80 18.3% 0.08% (8) (8) (8) (8)
11-1021 General and Operations Managers detail 1,340 6.3% 1.38% $50.78 $61.54 $128,010 3.2%
11-2000 Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers minor 130 48.1% 0.13% $69.30 $69.11 $143,740 5.1%
11-2020 Marketing and Sales Managers broad 130 48.1% 0.13% $69.30 $69.11 $143,740 5.1%
11-2022 Sales Managers detail (8) (8) (8) $69.65 $70.21 $146,030 5.3%
11-3000 Operations Specialties Managers minor 1,350 9.4% 1.39% $46.94 $52.57 $109,350 3.5%
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers detail 190 19.6% 0.19% $50.39 $55.88 $116,220 7.7%
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers detail 70 16.1% 0.08% $58.50 $62.84 $130,700 5.2%
11-3031 Financial Managers detail 140 12.7% 0.15% $55.96 $60.77 $126,400 5.5%
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers detail 870 10.0% 0.90% $44.79 $49.70 $103,370 3.6%
11-3121 Human Resources Managers detail 40 19.9% 0.04% $50.28 $53.20 $110,650 8.9%
11-9000 Other Management Occupations minor 160 14.1% 0.17% $43.47 $49.15 $102,220 9.3%
11-9199 Managers, All Other detail 150 14.5% 0.16% $42.20 $47.79 $99,400 9.7%
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations major 1,200 12.2% 1.24% $32.87 $35.39 $73,600 3.9%
13-1000 Business Operations Specialists minor 780 16.5% 0.80% $31.55 $34.15 $71,030 5.4%
13-1020 Buyers and Purchasing Agents broad 150 15.9% 0.15% $30.40 $31.82 $66,190 6.6%
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products detail 130 15.9% 0.13% $31.24 $32.46 $67,520 5.7%
13-1041 Compliance Officers detail 60 33.0% 0.07% $21.18 $24.10 $50,140 12.8%
13-1070 Human Resources Workers broad 70 18.3% 0.07% $31.63 $31.32 $65,150 2.4%
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists detail 70 18.3% 0.07% $31.63 $31.32 $65,150 2.4%
13-1081 Logisticians detail (8) (8) (8) $32.88 $32.58 $67,760 8.2%
13-1111 Management Analysts detail 50 42.9% 0.05% $52.12 $52.98 $110,190 11.2%
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other detail 320 34.9% 0.33% $31.79 $35.63 $74,100 10.5%
13-2000 Financial Specialists minor 420 12.2% 0.44% $34.75 $37.67 $78,350 3.9%
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors detail 390 12.3% 0.40% $34.55 $37.81 $78,640 4.2%
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations major 300 10.8% 0.31% $39.79 $42.18 $87,730 3.3%
15-1100 Computer Occupations minor 300 10.8% 0.31% $39.79 $42.18 $87,730 3.3%
15-1130 Software Developers and Programmers broad 90 17.5% 0.09% $46.98 $47.52 $98,850 5.0%
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications detail 50 19.1% 0.05% $47.36 $48.31 $100,490 5.7%
15-1140 Database and Systems Administrators and Network Architects broad 120 14.1% 0.12% $44.20 $45.77 $95,190 3.3%
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators detail 100 16.4% 0.10% $43.73 $44.87 $93,320 3.6%
15-1150 Computer Support Specialists broad 70 17.4% 0.07% $28.19 $31.30 $65,110 7.5%
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists detail 70 17.6% 0.07% $28.07 $31.17 $64,820 7.8%
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations major 440 22.5% 0.45% $38.52 $37.27 $77,530 5.1%
17-2000 Engineers minor 300 20.7% 0.31% $36.99 $38.17 $79,390 4.9%
17-2110 Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety broad 80 9.5% 0.08% $37.76 $39.95 $83,100 3.8%
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors detail 60 12.1% 0.06% $36.22 $38.24 $79,530 4.0%
17-2121 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects detail 180 33.8% 0.18% $36.72 $37.40 $77,800 8.7%
17-3000 Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians minor 50 3.4% 0.05% $17.95 $21.50 $44,730 2.8%
17-3020 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters broad 50 3.6% 0.05% $17.97 $21.78 $45,300 3.2%
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations major 160 29.8% 0.17% $22.38 $24.69 $51,360 6.0%
19-4000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians minor 140 31.9% 0.14% $21.74 $23.81 $49,530 7.9%
19-4031 Chemical Technicians detail 130 34.0% 0.13% $22.34 $24.50 $50,970 4.3%
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations major 50 11.2% 0.06% (8) (8) (8) (8)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations major 690 10.5% 0.71% (8) (8) (8) (8)
33-9000 Other Protective Service Workers minor 670 10.5% 0.69% (8) (8) (8) (8)
33-9030 Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers broad (8) (8) (8) $11.48 $13.70 $28,490 5.4%
33-9032 Security Guards detail (8) (8) (8) $11.48 $13.70 $28,490 5.4%
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations major 340 2.1% 0.35% (8) (8) (8) (8)
35-2000 Cooks and Food Preparation Workers minor 310 2.3% 0.32% $20.73 $20.82 $43,310 2.6%
35-2010 Cooks broad 310 2.3% 0.32% $20.73 $20.82 $43,310 2.6%
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria detail 270 2.2% 0.28% $20.43 $20.58 $42,810 3.0%
35-2019 Cooks, All Other detail 40 11.1% 0.04% (8) (8) (8) (8)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations major 160 16.1% 0.16% $12.09 $15.66 $32,580 9.6%
37-2000 Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers minor 150 17.3% 0.15% $11.66 $13.09 $27,230 5.2%
37-2010 Building Cleaning Workers broad 150 17.3% 0.15% $11.64 $13.08 $27,210 5.2%
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners detail 140 16.1% 0.14% $11.32 $12.60 $26,200 4.5%
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations major 420 14.9% 0.44% $32.40 $34.60 $71,960 5.5%
41-3000 Sales Representatives, Services minor 290 20.5% 0.30% $32.72 $35.11 $73,030 7.7%
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other detail 290 20.5% 0.30% $32.72 $35.11 $73,030 7.7%
41-4010 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing broad 70 35.5% 0.07% $32.53 $33.82 $70,340 7.1%
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products detail 70 35.5% 0.07% $32.53 $33.82 $70,340 7.1%
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations major 10,800 5.1% 11.14% $21.87 $25.12 $52,240 4.2%
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers detail 760 5.9% 0.79% $33.89 $34.03 $70,790 3.2%
43-3000 Financial Clerks minor 1,410 14.3% 1.46% $19.00 $20.77 $43,210 4.5%
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks detail 260 9.5% 0.26% $17.88 $18.82 $39,160 2.8%
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks detail 720 27.3% 0.74% $16.72 $18.11 $37,670 4.5%
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks detail 410 7.7% 0.42% $28.84 $26.77 $55,690 6.6%
43-4000 Information and Record Clerks minor 600 25.2% 0.62% $18.64 $20.06 $41,730 6.0%
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives detail 240 16.7% 0.25% $22.10 $23.95 $49,810 4.3%
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks detail 100 14.3% 0.11% $11.87 $12.56 $26,120 5.7%
43-5000 Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers minor 5,530 7.6% 5.71% $24.69 $27.92 $58,060 6.2%
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents detail 2,900 10.6% 2.99% $30.86 $32.89 $68,410 8.7%
43-5030 Dispatchers broad 810 9.2% 0.84% $20.08 $23.41 $48,690 4.0%
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance detail 810 9.2% 0.84% $20.08 $23.41 $48,690 4.0%
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks detail 280 12.9% 0.29% $22.55 $26.42 $54,950 7.7%
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks detail 750 12.2% 0.77% $18.00 $21.53 $44,790 8.1%
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers detail 270 19.8% 0.28% $21.12 $21.38 $44,460 12.0%
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping detail 500 27.1% 0.51% $19.61 $20.89 $43,450 9.9%
43-6010 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants broad 1,080 10.5% 1.12% $18.86 $21.09 $43,860 3.8%
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants detail 340 7.6% 0.35% $30.77 $29.00 $60,310 3.9%
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive detail 740 15.0% 0.76% $17.38 $17.45 $36,290 2.1%
43-9000 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers minor 1,410 9.4% 1.45% $16.06 $18.91 $39,340 6.0%
43-9020 Data Entry and Information Processing Workers broad (8) (8) (8) $14.47 $17.12 $35,600 15.2%
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers detail (8) (8) (8) $14.47 $17.12 $35,600 15.2%
43-9061 Office Clerks, General detail 1,250 8.4% 1.29% $15.49 $18.09 $37,620 5.7%
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations major 580 21.9% 0.60% $21.36 $23.28 $48,430 5.4%
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers detail 60 33.4% 0.06% $26.74 $27.40 $56,980 6.0%
47-2000 Construction Trades Workers minor 500 22.1% 0.52% $20.87 $22.91 $47,660 5.9%
47-2031 Carpenters detail 50 49.6% 0.05% $18.34 $21.29 $44,280 5.2%
47-2070 Construction Equipment Operators broad 270 36.9% 0.28% $19.01 $21.01 $43,710 7.4%
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators detail 270 36.9% 0.28% $19.01 $21.01 $43,710 7.4%
47-2111 Electricians detail 100 7.4% 0.10% $31.46 $30.65 $63,740 5.0%
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations major 9,130 9.5% 9.42% $25.14 $26.93 $56,010 4.1%
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers detail 570 9.2% 0.59% $36.33 $39.79 $82,750 6.1%
49-2000 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers minor 230 45.2% 0.24% $23.74 $24.58 $51,130 4.3%
49-2090 Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers broad 230 45.2% 0.24% $23.74 $24.58 $51,130 4.3%
49-2093 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment detail 230 46.1% 0.23% $23.74 $24.61 $51,180 4.5%
49-3000 Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers minor 2,250 11.4% 2.32% $24.25 $25.58 $53,210 3.6%
49-3020 Automotive Technicians and Repairers broad 130 32.3% 0.14% $20.61 $21.58 $44,890 3.3%
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics detail 110 33.4% 0.11% $20.72 $21.91 $45,560 3.8%
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists detail 740 23.3% 0.77% $26.96 $27.02 $56,200 6.1%
49-3040 Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics broad 880 18.1% 0.91% $26.89 $28.42 $59,120 3.6%
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines detail 880 18.4% 0.91% $26.83 $28.39 $59,060 3.6%
49-3050 Small Engine Mechanics broad 470 21.0% 0.49% $18.34 $18.85 $39,200 4.1%
49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians detail 470 21.0% 0.49% $18.34 $18.85 $39,200 4.1%
49-9000 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations minor 6,080 13.0% 6.27% $24.55 $26.30 $54,710 6.1%
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers detail (8) (8) (8) $27.22 $27.23 $56,640 3.8%
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery detail 520 21.2% 0.54% $25.56 $26.01 $54,100 5.2%
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General detail 2,870 26.3% 2.96% $18.80 $21.77 $45,270 7.2%
49-9090 Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers broad 1,250 10.9% 1.29% $24.17 $23.10 $48,050 6.4%
49-9092 Commercial Divers detail 140 41.7% 0.15% $28.65 $30.37 $63,170 16.1%
49-9096 Riggers detail 650 6.2% 0.67% $26.27 $25.36 $52,750 5.9%
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers detail 300 29.1% 0.31% $14.55 $14.96 $31,110 3.6%
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other detail 140 35.9% 0.15% $21.28 $22.51 $46,820 4.3%
51-0000 Production Occupations major 2,380 10.6% 2.46% $20.42 $22.42 $46,640 3.8%
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers detail 280 19.3% 0.29% $31.47 $34.02 $70,760 4.2%
51-2000 Assemblers and Fabricators minor 160 45.9% 0.16% $15.69 $15.75 $32,760 6.0%
51-2090 Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators broad (8) (8) (8) $16.14 $16.03 $33,330 6.2%
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators detail 40 19.7% 0.04% $19.36 $19.09 $39,720 9.0%
51-4000 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers minor 1,240 10.3% 1.28% $20.17 $21.58 $44,880 5.7%
51-4041 Machinists detail 160 29.7% 0.17% $23.47 $28.79 $59,880 13.4%
51-4120 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers broad 1,000 10.4% 1.03% $19.56 $20.24 $42,100 4.1%
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers detail 990 10.5% 1.02% $19.57 $20.26 $42,140 4.2%
51-9000 Other Production Occupations minor 660 24.7% 0.68% $19.31 $20.96 $43,600 3.2%
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers detail 510 31.3% 0.53% $20.43 $21.38 $44,470 3.6%
51-9120 Painting Workers broad 130 20.7% 0.14% $17.82 $20.09 $41,800 7.1%
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment detail 130 20.7% 0.14% $17.82 $20.09 $41,800 7.1%
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations major 66,690 2.5% 68.81% $25.86 $28.47 $59,220 3.7%
53-1000 Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers minor 5,060 4.5% 5.22% $34.81 $35.98 $74,830 3.8%
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand detail 1,990 6.5% 2.05% $33.34 $32.45 $67,500 3.3%
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators detail 3,040 5.1% 3.14% $36.26 $38.33 $79,730 4.7%
53-2000 Air Transportation Workers minor 100 49.0% 0.10% (4) (4) $85,660 21.0%
53-3000 Motor Vehicle Operators minor 2,250 9.1% 2.32% $23.36 $23.78 $49,470 4.1%
53-3030 Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers broad 1,470 13.8% 1.52% $21.80 $22.91 $47,640 4.2%
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers detail 1,250 14.2% 1.29% $22.37 $23.65 $49,190 4.0%
53-3033 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers detail 220 45.6% 0.22% (8) (8) (8) (8)
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs detail (8) (8) (8) $14.41 $17.48 $36,350 14.3%
53-4000 Rail Transportation Workers minor 110 9.1% 0.12% $27.13 $27.44 $57,070 4.4%
53-4010 Locomotive Engineers and Operators broad 100 10.1% 0.11% $27.10 $27.32 $56,820 4.8%
53-4013 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers detail 90 11.4% 0.09% $27.19 $27.50 $57,200 5.8%
53-5000 Water Transportation Workers minor 16,120 6.0% 16.63% $31.42 $37.54 $78,070 5.4%
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers detail 6,100 5.5% 6.29% $18.94 $20.83 $43,330 2.6%
53-5020 Ship and Boat Captains and Operators broad 8,050 9.0% 8.31% $42.05 $47.52 $98,830 5.4%
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels detail 7,050 7.4% 7.27% $45.64 $50.92 $105,910 4.6%
53-5022 Motorboat Operators detail 1,000 49.6% 1.03% $24.26 $23.59 $49,060 13.1%
53-5031 Ship Engineers detail 1,970 9.2% 2.03% $43.87 $48.51 $100,890 11.9%
53-6000 Other Transportation Workers minor 1,790 9.1% 1.84% $19.67 $24.75 $51,480 9.0%
53-6031 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants detail 140 22.3% 0.14% $13.55 $13.80 $28,710 4.8%
53-6051 Transportation Inspectors detail 800 18.7% 0.82% $32.71 $33.63 $69,960 4.8%
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other detail 250 10.0% 0.25% $30.60 $30.64 $63,740 13.6%
53-7000 Material Moving Workers minor 41,270 3.6% 42.58% $23.08 $24.40 $50,750 4.8%
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators detail 3,320 6.0% 3.43% $34.93 $32.90 $68,430 4.3%
53-7041 Hoist and Winch Operators detail 290 21.7% 0.30% $28.74 $31.07 $64,620 3.5%
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators detail 10,240 5.4% 10.56% (8) (8) (8) (8)
53-7060 Laborers and Material Movers, Hand broad 20,590 5.8% 21.25% $19.80 $21.66 $45,040 3.8%
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment detail 590 17.2% 0.61% $16.87 $18.04 $37,510 6.4%
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand detail 19,960 6.0% 20.60% $19.96 $21.76 $45,270 3.9%
53-7121 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders detail 4,560 21.6% 4.70% $16.40 $19.06 $39,640 6.1%

About May 2015 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 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.

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