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Salvage Diver Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$59,080 (USD)

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The average pay for a Salvage Diver is $59,080 a year and $28 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Salvage Diver is between $43,455 and $72,125. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Salvage Diver. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Dives underwater wearing diving gear, such as self-contained underwater breathing apparatus, mask, flippers, and insulated suit, to perform various jobs.
  • Swims from boat, dock, or shore to job site.
  • Dives to locate or recover submerged automobiles, boats, logs, and articles, such as purses, keys, and other valuables.
  • Swims to bottom and fastens lines or chains around heavy objects and attaches to lowered hook.
  • Picks up lightweight objects and carries to surface.
  • May search for bodies.
  • May fish for abalone, crab, or sponge.
  • May use safety line, and communicate with tender by jerking on line.
  • May repair underwater installations.
  • May engage in fire fighting activities.
Salvage Diver Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Commercial Divers

Job family population: 3,280

Estimated population of Salvage Diver jobs: 2,254

Rate of error: 9.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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