Commercial Diver Salary in the United States

How much does a Commercial Diver make in the United States? The average Commercial Diver salary in the United States is $44,173 as of August 27, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $36,371 and $53,818. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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What is a Commercial Diver?

Professional diving is diving where the divers are paid for their work. There are several branches of professional diving, the best known of which is probably commercial diving and its specialised applications, offshore diving, inshore civil engineering diving, marine salvage diving, HAZMAT diving, and ships husbandry diving. There are also applications in scientific research, Marine archaeology, fishing and aquaculture, public service and law enforcement and military service. Any person wishing to become a professional diver normally requires specific training that satisfies any regulatory ag...

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Commercial Diver in the United States. The base salary for Commercial Diver ranges from $36,371 to $53,818 with the average base salary of $44,173. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $36,435 to $56,297 with the average total cash compensation of $45,285.

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