Commercial Divers


What Commercial divers Do

Work below surface of water, using scuba gear to inspect, repair, remove, or install equipment and structures. May use a variety of power and hand tools, such as drills, sledgehammers, torches, and welding equipment. May conduct tests or experiments, rig explosives, or photograph structures or marine life. Excludes Fishers and Related Fishing Workers, Athletes and Sports Competitors, and Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers.


Commercial diver Salaries


Job Outlook for Commercial divers

Projected employment change, 2014–24:


How to Become a Commercial diver

Education and training:

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*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. Used by permission.

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