Commercial Diver with Underwater Welding Skills Salary

A Commercial Diver with Underwater Welding skills earns an average wage of $24.30 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$24,490 - $225,000
$24K
$59K
$220K
MEDIAN: $58,983
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50%
90%

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$15.81 - $45.50
$16
$24
$46
MEDIAN: $24.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$24,490 - $225,000  
   
Bonus
$2,035  
Total Pay (?
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$32,596 - $151,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$15.81 - $45.50  
   
Overtime
$21.87 - $68.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,035  
   
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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$32,596 - $151,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Diver

Pay by Experience for a Commercial Diver has a positive trend. An entry-level Commercial Diver with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Commercial Diver with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Commercial Diver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 15 salaries. A Commercial Diver with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Commercial Diver

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Commercial Diver Salaries

Experienced
▲77%

Mid-Career
▲20%

National Average
$61,000

Late-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 30%