Commercial Divers


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Commercial Divers

Commercial Divers - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

About 14% of commercial divers are self-employed.

Major employers:

  • Construction companies
  • Diving companies

Outlook

Growth in this occupation will be steady, however, it is a very small occupation and there will be very few new jobs created. Much growth in this occupation will occur in the construction industry. Many bridges in the US are old and in need of repair. Divers will be needed to check the condition of the parts that are underwater. They may also help to repair bridges.

(CIS 100275)

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Illinois
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United States
4,000
Very small
&
5.0%
3.7%
>>>>
400
Very few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.