By Leah Blalock
Education or training needed:
High school preferred, plus short term, on-the-job training
3 places where you can recieve an education and/or training for the career:
The U.S. Coast Guard offers programs through its commercial fishing vessel safety school.
You may want to learn about vessel operations through a professional school.
There are no formal education programs for people interested in studying commercial fish harvesting. However, there are a variety of fisheries science programs offered at U.S. schools.
Average yearly salary:
Average Annual Wage $36,900
3 places where you could find employment for this career
- Women's Fisheries Network
- American Fisheries Society
- North Pacific Fishing Vessel Owners' Association