Deck officers, water transport

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2273  ยท  Browse All Occupations

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Deck officers, water transport, operate and command ships or self-propelled vessels to transport passengers and cargo on oceans and coastal and inland waters, and supervise and co-ordinate the activities of deck crews. This unit group also includes Canadian Coast Guard deck officers. They are employed by marine transportation companies and federal government departments.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Apprentice Master - Minor Waters
  • Captain - Water Transport
  • Coast Guard Vessel Chief Officer
  • Coast Guard Vessel Commanding Officer
  • Coast Guard Vessel First Watchkeeping Officer
  • Coast Guard Vessel Navigation Officer
  • Coast Guard Vessel Second Officer
  • Coast Guard Vessel Second Watchkeeping Officer
  • Coast Guard Vessel Third Officer
  • Coast Guard Vessel Third Watchkeeping Officer
  • Coast Guard Vessel Watchkeeping Officer
  • Commanding Officer - Water Transport
  • Deck Officer - Cadet
  • Deck Officer - Water Transport
  • Dredge Captain
  • Dredge Commanding Officer
  • Dredge Mate
  • Ferryboat Captain
  • Ferryboat First Mate
  • Ferryboat Master
  • Ferryboat Operator
  • First Mate - Inland Waters
  • Foreign-going First Mate
  • Foreign-going Second Mate
  • Harbour Pilot
  • Home Trade First Mate
  • Home Trade Master
  • Home Trade Mate
  • Home Trade Second Mate
  • Hovercraft Master
  • Inland Navigation Mate
  • Launchman/woman
  • Master - Inland Waters
  • Master - Minor Waters
  • Master - Water Transport
  • Master Mariner
  • Master, Self-propelled Drilling Rig
  • Mate - Water Transport
  • Merchant Navy Mate
  • Navigation Officer - Water Transport
  • Offshore Drilling Rig First Mate
  • Offshore Rig Captain
  • Offshore Rig Commanding Officer
  • Passenger Ship Captain
  • Pilot - Water Transport
  • River Pilot
  • Riverboat Captain
  • Second Deck Officer
  • Second Mate
  • Second Mate - Inland Waters
  • Self-propelled Barge Captain
  • Self-propelled Barge Deck Officer
  • Self-propelled Drilling Rig Captain
  • Self-propelled Drilling Rig First Mate
  • Self-propelled Drilling Rig Mate
  • Self-propelled Oil Rig Deck Officer
  • Ship Chief Officer
  • Ship First Mate
  • Ship Junior Mate
  • Ship Master
  • Ship Operation Chief Officer
  • Ship Pilot
  • Ship Second Mate
  • Ship Third Mate
  • Ship Watchkeeping Mate
  • Ship's Captain
  • Ship's Mate
  • Tugboat Captain
  • Tugboat Master
  • Tugboat Skipper
  • Watchkeeping Officer - Water Transport
  • Waterman/woman
  • Coast Guard Vessel First Watchkeeping Officer
  • Coast Guard Vessel Navigation Officer
  • Coast Guard Vessel Watchkeeping Officer
  • Deck Officer - Water Transport
  • Ferryboat Master
  • Master Mariner
  • Ship Pilot
  • Ship Second Mate
  • Ship Third Mate
  • Ship's Captain
  • Ship's Mate
  • Tugboat Captain

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for deck officers, water transport.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for deck officers, water transport.

Sex Median Income
Male $0
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for deck officers, water transport

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 0
25 to 34 years 0
35 to 44 years 10
45 to 54 years 0
55 to 64 years 0
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 20
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for deck officers, water transport. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 15
Part Time 10
Total 25
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for deck officers, water transport. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 20
Female 0
Total 25
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for deck officers, water transport. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 20
Self Employed 0
Total 20
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for deck officers, water transport. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 15
Unemployed 0
Total 20
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for deck officers, water transport. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 0
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 10
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 10
Total 25
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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