A motorboat mechanics repairs and adjust problems on inboard and inboard-outboard boat engines. A motorboat mechanic will normally get a pay level that can range from 24000 - 36000 depending on seniority. You need to have a marine technology degree to be in the field. The skills that are required to be an motorboat mechanic are operation and control, operation monitoring, repairing, troubleshooting, critical thinking. During the peak summer months when most motorboats are in use mechanics may work more than 40 hours a week to meet clients' repair and maintenance needs. During the winter months in the colder, snowy portions of the United States, mechanics may work fewer than 40 hours a week. A person that would fit this job is a person that likes to work on machines. The work environment for a motorboat mechanic is working in really small crammed places.