Commercial Diver

Code: 49-9092.00

Also known as: Commercial Diver, Diver, Diver Tender, Hard Hat Diver, Non Destructive Testing Under Water Welder (NDT U/W Welder), Salvage Diver, Tender

Description: Magnificent structures like the Golden Gate Bridge need more than just architectural and engineering workers to come to life. Many bridges require Commercial Divers to help lay the foundation for these structures and provide ongoing maintenance. Divers work below the surface of the water, where they inspect, repair and install structures and equipment. Most Commercial Divers have some post-secondary certificate.

Commercial Diver

Typical wages

10% $36,200
25% $43,570
Median $54,800
75% $77,220
90% $111,130
10% $17.4
25% $20.95
Median $26.35
75% $37.12
90% $53.43

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 400