Career Details

Boat Builders and Shipwrights

Career Overview

This video covers a wide range of positions involved in building ships; that's why salary information has not been included. Use the search bar to find the videos made by Michael and David (a welder and a shipfitter)!


Completing a technical program in a field such as welding may be necessary to obtain a position working on ships.

Salary Expectations

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Recommended Courses

  • Electronics
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Welding
  • Communication
  • Trade-related courses
  • Technology - as much as possible!
Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks fair over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

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Work Environment

People who work in these positions generally work for shipbuilding companies.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

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