About the Marine Industry

According to the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County, the marine industry’s economic impact in Palm Beach County is estimated to be $1.883 billion, creating more than 18,000 jobs. Thousands of others are working for more than 800 local businesses that support this industry.

As a vital economic instrument to Palm Beach County, the marine industry offers challenging and rewarding work, competitive salaries and benefits, and room for advancement. While there are hundreds of types of positions in the marine industry, here are a few of the most in-demand jobs:

  • Retail Tradesmen
  • Boat sellers
  • Engineer
  • Carpenter
  • Technician
  • Welder
  • Transportation Specialist
  • Construction
  • Rigger
  • Electrician
  • Mechanic
  • Painter

There is a broad range of employment programs and career consulting services offered at our career centers that will help jump start your new career in the marine industry. Our career consultants can partner with you to:

  • Develop a career plan
  • Write a marketable resume and cover letter
  • Access a statewide website of job postings at employflorida.com
  • Search for the right job that will fit your skills and expertise
  • Take advantage of career assessments
  • Prepare for a successful interview
  • Help you find the appropriate training programs and classes that will equip you with the skills you need for a successful career in the marine industry

Central Career Center

3400 Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33406


Phone: (561) 340-1060

Fax: (561) 340-1057

West Career Center

1085 South Main Street
Belle Glade, FL 33430

Phone: (561) 829-2040

Fax: (561) 909-2110

Delray Career Cottage

186 NW 5th Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444

Phone: (561) 727-3399

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