Career Outlook for Commercial Divers

Also known as:  Commercial Diver, Marine Diver, Non Destructive Testing Underwater Welder, Salvage Diver, Scuba Diver, Submarine Diver, Underwater Welder
The overall job outlook for Commercial Diver careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly increased by 66.82 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 11.14 percent per year. Demand for Commercial Divers is expected to go down, with an expected -1,220 jobs shed by 2018. This represents an annual decrease of 4.1 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Commercial Divers in the following states
Louisiana 1,660
Texas 380
California 250
Florida 200
Michigan 140
Washington 130
Alaska 50
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Commercial Divers
Hawaii 30
Guam 30
South Carolina 40
New Jersey 50
Alaska 50
Washington 130
Michigan 140