Marine Repair Technician Career Outlook

Percent Employed

100%

Employed

 

WITC Marine Repair Technician Graduate Survey Responses 2015-2016

Employed in Related Field

50%

Employed in a Related Field

 

WITC Marine Repair Technician Graduate Survey Responses 2015-2016

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$37,829

Average Yearly Salary for WITC graduates

 

 

 


Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

Marine Repair Tech repairing a motor

Inboard Engine Technician

Repair and adjust electrical and mechanical equipment of inboard or inboard-outboard boat engines. 

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Electronic Equipment Installation Technician 

Electronic Equipment Installation Technicians install or repair a variety of electrical equipment in the marine industry.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Outboard Motor Technician 

  • Boat Rigging Technician 

  • Marine Sales Representative

  • Marine Service Technician

  • Marine Service Supervisor

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Marine Repair Technician technical diploma at WITC, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Articulation Agreements

The Marine Repair Technician program at WITC has articulation agreements with UW-Stout. 

The college listed above has developed a technical diploma to bachelor degree Articulation Agreement with WITC (bachelor degree programs vary); other colleges may accept WITC credits upon a transcript review.

Potential careers available with further education include:

  • Supervisor
  • Marine Engineer

Potential Starting Wages:

  • $31,283–$81,037

Hear From Graduates

"Being a retired military veteran of 22 years, I have attended numerous training schools and programs. I can't remember a level of professionalism as high as brought forth by the staff at WITC. I've seen a genuine commitment to quality education as well as a sincere concern for the success of the student." 

Marty, USCG (retired)

The potential starting wage range is compiled from 2016 WITC or WTCS Graduate Follow-Up Report. If not available, wage data is compiled from Economic Modeling Software Intl (10th and 25th percentile earnings) and/or Wisconsin Worknet (Wage Comparison Tool) using the Standard Occupation Code(s) (SOC) the WTCS has assigned to the programs. When possible, the wage range is compiled using data from the 11 counties within the WITC district. Starting wage ranges for new programs are reviewed by the advisory team. Wage data was compiled August 2017. 

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