A Diver earns an average wage of $19.84 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Diving is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$23,757 - $82,851
(Median)
$24K
$45K
$83K
MEDIAN: $45,000
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$11.69 - $32.05
(Median)
$12
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$23,757 - $82,851  
   
Bonus
$1,300  
Total Pay (?
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$24,176 - $100,671  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.69 - $32.05  
   
Overtime
$1.79 - $48.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,300  
   
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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$24,176 - $100,671  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Job Description for Diver

The position of a diver requires an individual to have a vast knowledge in the field of aquatics. In addition, it is essential that an individual knows how to swim an expert level, as well as dive according to the safety features of OSHA. A great majority of a diver's job is spent underwater. The most beneficial aspect of the job is the diversity in employment. An individual could work for law enforcement, a zoo, or the military.

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Experience Affects Diver Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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