Marine Repair Technician Career Outlook

Projected Job Growth


2022-2025 Lightcast data based on
Northwood Tech's 11 County District


Employed in Related Field


2018-2022 Graduate Follow-Up Survey

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Average Yearly Salary

2022-2025 Lightcast data based on
Northwood Tech's 11 County District


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 Northwood Tech, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

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 Northwood Tech. I've seen a genuine commitment to quality education as well as a sincere concern for the success of the student." 

Marty, USCG (retired)


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Anna Kalin

Admissions Advisor



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