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P.O. Box 188
CT 06378
Fax: (888) 436-5413


Careers: Working In, Around, Under
and With the Water

Maritime jobs require unique skills. We're investing in job training and creating programs to channel workers into the industry.

Our Plan

• Established industry committee to focus on issues related to preparing workers for maritime careers. Partners: DECD, CBIA, WIB.

• Developed pilot training program for maritime careers. Partners: Sound School and Gateway Community College, DECD, CBIA, WIB.

Our Progress So Far

• Trained 160 marine transportation workers in New Haven and New London. Partners: SECT WIB.

• Partnered with Sound Marine Skills to graduate 8 marina workers as ABYC Certified.

• Established the Connecticut Maritime Foundation to increase awareness of maritime careers and increase skill levels of maritime workforce.

Positions Available

Multiple positions (CT, MA, ME, NY, RI) are available at Brewer Yacht Yards



The Facts

Connecticut maritime worker's average wage is $63,000 per year, 15% higher than the State average wage.

• Boatbuilder $30-$70k

• Marine Diesel Mechanic $30-$60k

• Commercial Fisherman $40-$90k

• Aquaculture Technician $20-$50k

• Marine Machinist $30-$60k

• Environmental Manager $40-$60k

• Marine Educator $30-$60k

• Charter Boat Captain $25k-$125k

• Marine Architect $40-$100k

• Longshoreman $17k-$83k

• Submarine Officer $40-$70k

• Ship Pilot $50-$125k

• Marina Manager $30-$100k
  (incentive based)

• Marine Broker Up to $200k
   (commission based)

• Marine Engineer $25k-$125k
  (charter boats)

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