Marine & Powersports

This industry works hard and plays hard

Life is about having fun and being happy. Whether it’s a boat, snowmobile, ATV, side by side, small agriculture machine, or piece of landscaping equipment, powersport technicians have to know them all and be skilled to repair them. Being able to work in a career where you like the things you are working with is a dream for some.

Marine Technician

Repair mechanical and electrical equipment of boat engines.

State Median Salary

$44,000/YR

Future Outlook*

258 OPENINGS

Motorcycle Technician

Diagnose, adjust or repair motorcycles, scooters, or similar vehicles.

State Median Salary

$45,300/YR

Future Outlook*

200 OPENINGS

Outdoor Power Equipment Technician

Maintain and repair small engines such as those in chain saws, lawn mowers, and similar equipment.

State Median Salary

$42,000/YR

Future Outlook*

405 OPENINGS

Find the right college for you

Minnesota State has 25 colleges with transportation related program pathways. Below is the list of colleges that support these career pathways. Expand each one to see what each college offers!

Campus Location
1601 Jefferson St, Alexandria, MN 56308
Degrees / Diplomas / Certificates
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*All data is from the Minnesota State Transportation Center of Excellence’s Demand Analysis and Minnesota’s Department of Employment and Economic Development Labor Market Information. *Future Outlook is the number of job openings over the next five years.

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