Career Outlook for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

Also known as:
Barge Captain, Barge Master, Boat Pilot, Car Ferry Captain, Car Ferry Master, Coastal Tug Mate, Deck Officer, Docking Pilot, Ferry Boat Captain, Ferry Captain

The overall job outlook for Water Vessels Captain, Mate, or Pilot careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 92.74 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 5.8 percent per year. Demand for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels is expected to go up, with an expected 36,870 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 223.86 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels in the following states

Louisiana 5,090
Florida 3,010
Texas 2,560
Virginia 1,630
New York 1,480
California 1,450
Washington 1,370
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

Virgin Islands
70
West Virginia
80
Delaware
80
Wisconsin
90
Iowa
110
Puerto Rico
130
Rhode Island
140