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Boat Captain Statistics By Gender

Among Boat Captains, 8.0% of them are women compared to 92.0% which are men.

  • Male, 92.0%
  • Female, 8.0%

Boat Captains By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male92.0%
Female8.0%

Gender Pay Gap For Boat Captain

Women Earn 85¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$46,212
female-income
Female Income
$39,141

Boat Captain Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the Boat Captain position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Boat Captain Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201095.02%4.98%
201191.20%8.80%
201292.00%8.00%
201391.67%8.33%
201492.42%7.58%
201591.48%8.52%
201691.97%8.03%
201789.21%10.79%
201890.16%9.84%
201991.09%8.91%

Boat Captain Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, Barge Captain and Vessel Master have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Relief Master17%83%
Boat Captain92%8%
Deck Mate98%2%
Vessel Master98%2%
Barge Captain98%2%
Male
Female

Boat Captain Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among Boat Captains is White, which makes up 79.8% of all Boat Captains. Comparatively, there are 9.6% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 5.1% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • White, 79.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 9.6%
  • Black or African American, 5.1%
  • Unknown, 3.0%
  • Asian, 1.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.1%

Boat Captain Race

Boat Captain RacePercentages
White79.8%
Hispanic or Latino9.6%
Black or African American5.1%
Unknown3.0%
Asian1.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native1.1%

Boat Captain Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among Boat Captains.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Boat Captain Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201083.91%6.59%1.66%5.36%
201182.28%6.15%0.92%6.48%
201281.27%6.41%1.53%7.50%
201378.24%7.78%2.23%7.96%
201482.95%6.15%1.85%6.15%
201582.04%5.99%1.63%7.21%
201684.13%5.35%2.00%6.22%
201779.08%6.13%2.57%7.38%
201880.63%7.77%1.44%6.58%
201979.79%5.06%1.38%9.55%

Boat Captain Wage Gap By Race

Unknown Boat Captains have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or African American Boat Captains have the lowest average salary at $37,382.
$46,000
$44,000
$42,000
$40,000
$38,000
$36,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$45,260
White$44,400
Black or African American$37,382
Asian$44,233
Hispanic or Latino$42,108

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Average Age of a Boat Captain

We determined the average age of Boat Captains based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Boat Captain Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Unknown42.5
White4439
Black or African American29.5
Hispanic or Latino37

Boat Captain Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of Boat Captain employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of Boat Captains is 40+ years old, which represents 55% of the population.

20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Boat Captain Age

Boat Captain YearsPercentages
20-30 years17%
30-40 years27%
40+ years55%

Types of Boat Captain Degree Levels

The most common degree for Boat Captains is Bachelor's Degree 47% of Boat Captains earn that degree. A close second is High School Diploma with 19% and rounding it off is Associate Degree with 13%.

  • Bachelors, 47%
  • High School Diploma, 19%
  • Associate, 13%
  • Masters, 12%
  • Other Degrees, 9%

Boat Captains By Education

Boat Captain DegreePercentages
Bachelors47%
High School Diploma19%
Associate13%
Masters12%
Other Degrees9%

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Boat Captain Wage Gap By Education

Boat Captains with a Bachelors degree earn more than those without, at $51,329 annually. With a Associate degree, Boat Captains earn a median annual income of $47,616 compared to $46,212 for Boat Captains with an High School Diploma degree.
$53,000
$51,000
$49,000
$47,000
$45,000
High School Diploma or Less
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$46,212
Bachelor's Degree$51,329
Some College/ Associate Degree$47,616

Boat Captain Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ Boat Captains. We found that the most common company type is Private. In addition, the industry that employs the most Boat Captains is the Government industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire Boat Captains.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Boat Captain Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees8%
50 - 100 employees6%
100 - 500 employees17%
500 - 1,000 employees18%
1,000 - 10,000 employees36%
> 10,000 employees17%

The Types Of Companies Boat Captain Work In

Employees with the Boat Captain job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most Boat Captains prefer to work at Private companies over Public companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Boat Captain Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education1%
Public33%
Private59%
Government7%

Top Industries Hiring Boat Captains

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ Boat Captains. Those industries include Government, Transportation and Hospitality.

Government

Transportation

Fortune 500

Hospitality

Energy

Boat Captain Turnover And Employment Statistics

Boat Captain Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of Boat Captains changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Boat Captain Unemployment Rate By Year

YearBoat Captain Unemployment Rate
20107.41%
201110.93%
20126.16%
20136.36%
20145.13%
20154.28%
20165.59%
20175.70%
20184.55%
20193.70%

The Average Number of Years That Boat Captain Stay in a Job

By looking over 1,247 Boat Captains resumes, we figured out that the average Boat Captain enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 26%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Boat Captain Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year26%
1-2 years25%
3-4 years14%
5-7 years15%
8-10 years5%
11+ years15%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Boat Captains with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to Boat Captains.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Parking Lot Attendant3.71%54,606
Boat Captain4.34%
Auto Detailer4.91%14,104
Feeder5.16%74400.00%
Able Bodied Watchman11.71%14500.00%
Ship Steward15.05%42,650
Flight Attendant31.52%54,641

Boat Captain LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Parking Lot Attendant3.71%54,606
Auto Detailer4.91%14,104
Feeder5.16%744
Able Bodied Watchman11.71%145
Ship Steward15.05%42,650
Flight Attendant31.52%54,641

Foreign Languages Spoken By Boat Captains

  • Spanish, 94.7%
  • Marshallese, 5.3%

Boat Captain Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish94.7%
Marshallese5.3%

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Where Are Boat Captains Located?

By looking through more than 1,247 resumes, we found that the most popular places for Boat Captains are FL, Orlando and LA, New Iberia.

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