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Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
- Typical education: Apprenticeship/Postsecondary Training
- New York State: $61,500-$121,490 per year
- Capital Region: $49,210-$102,660 per year
- Central New York:
- Finger Lakes: $49,440-$67,920 per year
- Hudson Valley: $59,750-$119,180 per year
- Long Island: $55,940-$112,370 per year
- Mohawk Valley: $44,260-$68,310 per year
- New York City: $68,610-$127,770 per year
- North Country: $47,390-$85,130 per year
- Southern Tier:
- Western New York: $57,440-$104,720 per year
- Direct courses and speeds of ships, based on specialized knowledge of local winds, weather, water depths, tides, currents, and hazards.
- Prevent ships under navigational control from engaging in unsafe operations.
- Serve as a vessel's docking master upon arrival at a port or at a berth.
- Consult maps, charts, weather reports, or navigation equipment to determine and direct ship movements.
- Steer and operate vessels, using radios, depth finders, radars, lights, buoys, or lighthouses.