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Commercial Divers

Work below the surface of water to repair or install equipment.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
National Data
$30.68 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  16.8%    Read more about outlook


Vocational training is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Clean equipment, parts, or tools to repair or maintain them in good working order.
  • Inspect systems to determine if they are operating properly.
  • Test mechanical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Attach rigging to objects so they can be moved.
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Job Title Examples:

Dive Supervisor
Diver Tender

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