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What is the current Job Outlook for a Fishing Vessel Masters and Skippers and Fishermen/women?


The job outlook for Fishing Vessel Masters and Skippers and Fishermen/women is considered Below Average because:

1. Employment grew at an average rate.

2. Hourly wages ($14.79) are below the average ($18.07), and the rate of wage growth is also below average.

3. The unemployment rate (17%) is above the 2004 average (7%).

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  2. What education do you need to become a Fishing Vessel Masters and Skippers and Fishermen/women?
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  3. What is the future Job Outlook for a Fishing Vessel Masters and Skippers and Fishermen/women?
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  4. How much does a Fishing Vessel Masters and Skippers and Fishermen/women make?
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  5. What is the currently unemployment rate for a Fishing Vessel Masters and Skippers and Fishermen/women"?
    17% of Fishing Vessel Masters and Skippers and Fishermen/women are unemployed. This rate is close to the average for... more
  6. How many Fishing Vessel Masters and Skippers and Fishermen/women are employed part-time?
    3% of Fishing Vessel Masters and Skippers and Fishermen/women are employed only on a part-time basis. There were... more
  7. How many Fishing Vessel Masters and Skippers and Fishermen/women are self-employed?
    Roughly 73% of Fishing Vessel Masters and Skippers and Fishermen/women are self-employed. This is considered Above... more
  8. What is the average age of a Fishing Vessel Masters and Skippers and Fishermen/women?
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