Diver

Kairukuruku

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Divers work underwater and do a variety of tasks such as construction work, retrieving property from wrecked ships, commercial seafood gathering, photography, police work, and dive instructing. They may work close to shore, out at sea, or in lakes and rivers.

Pay

Newly qualified divers with one to five years’ experience usually earn

$29K-$40K per year

Divers with more than five years’ experience usually earn

$40K-$80K per year

Job opportunities

Chances of getting work as a diver are poor, as it is a small occupation and jobs do not often become available.
A navy diver treading water

A navy diver in the water

Last updated 16 June 2017