A Commercial Diver earns an average wage of $21.00 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Commercial Diver Total Pay (?
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$35,200 - $124,930
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MEDIAN: $60,678
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Commercial Diver Total Pay (?
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$14.44 - $52.05
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,200 - $124,930  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,739  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,285 - $149,608  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 153
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.44 - $52.05  
   
Overtime
$23.21 - $77.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,739  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$31,285 - $149,608  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 153
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Commercial Diver in Lafayette:
"Not For The Weak Mentally Or Physically."
Will excel if savvy at construction, mathematics. Must not be claustrophobic and can handle pressure and time constraints well. Have the ability to work alone in dark environments while keeping tracked of numerous things.

Experience Affects Commercial Diver Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 73%
Experienced
up arrow 52%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$60,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 14 votes.
Gender
Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 30%
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