How much do underwater welders make?


An underwater welder can earn between $100,000 and $200,000 per year, according to the American Welding Society. As most underwater welders are paid per project, the actual salary varies from job to job.

Factors affecting pay include the availability of projects, the depth at which a welder works, the methods used for diving and the environment in which the work takes place. If a welder-diver has other skills, such as underwater photography skills, drafting, underwater cutting and fitting and rigging, the chances of landing a project and commanding a higher salary are increased provided that the skills and qualifications are maintained.

Explore this Topic
Underwater welders make anywhere from $100,000 to $200,000 per year, according to the American Welding Society. Pay rates vary based on diving environment, work ...
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, underwater welders make around $58,000 per year on average as of May 2011. Underwater welders work below the water's ...
An underwater welder makes very good money, because it is a very dangerous job. In order to get in this career, you need to be a certified welder and a commercial ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014