All with the focus to achieve. The motto of Navy Divers is fittingly “We Dive the World Over.” As a member of this dedicated Special Operations force, you will travel the world, working everywhere imaginable.
The following U.S. Navy jobs are in high demand, as of September 2019.
Navy Jobs In Demand.
|Job Title||Average Base Salary (2019)||Job Outlook (civilian counterparts) 2019-2029****|
|Navy Diver||$57,444***||5%-7% (commercial divers)|
Diving Duty Pay and Hazardous Duty Incentive Pay. When assigned by orders to both diving duty and hazardous duty for the same period, a member may be paid special pay for diving duty and not more than two incentive payments for hazardous duty from among those listed in Chapter 22, section 2201 and Chapter 24.
Salary Ranges for Navy Divers
The salaries of Navy Divers in the US range from $12,264 to $328,665 , with a median salary of $59,004 . The middle 57% of Navy Divers makes between $59,005 and $148,889, with the top 86% making $328,665.
Divers are used by most branches of the military (not just the Navy), but these are primarily involved in combat roles (and SAR).
Yes Navy Diver training is hard, but nothing like BUD/S (Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL) training where you become a Special Warfare Operator or SO). A “training day” is a good 8 hours and includes PT (Physical Training), classroom, and in-water training.
Toughest Jobs to Get in the Navy
- Nuclear Power Field. Navy aircraft carriers and submarines are powered by nuclear reactors. …
- Navy Special Warfare. The Navy has more than 300,000 men and women on active duty as of February 2013. …
- Pilots and Linguists. …
- Navy Entrance Bonuses.