Marine Mechanic Schools
If you're looking for an interesting mechanics career—and you live near water, or want to—consider training as a marine mechanic. These trained professionals are responsible for all mechanical and electrical equipment on boats and ships.
Marine Mechanic Career
This flexible career allows you to specialize in whatever you want, be it a certain type, size or make of boat, or in certain procedures. Others choose the steadier work of servicing and repairing electrical and mechanical equipment. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that "Job opportunities are expected to be very good for candidates with formal training." Motorboat mechanics earned a median income of about $31,790 in 2010.