Dive Medical Technician: Responsibilities, Salary & Certification

Ever watched a game of NFL football? When all eleven players move strategically toward the touchdown zone, it’s a beautiful sight. The quarterback passes and hands off the football with ease, and when the ball makes it to the goal line, the crowds go wild. Cameras focus on the player holding the ball – usually … Read more Dive Medical Technician: Responsibilities, Salary & Certification

Diver Debt: How Underwater Welders Effectively Manage Income

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Underwater welding pays good money, but you won’t be making six figures straight out of underwater welding school. Even if you achieve this income, you’ll need a plan in place to handle your expenses. Your expenses can vary depending on if you work inland or offshore, so I’ll notate the categories that are location-specific. Underwater welders can rack up … Read more Diver Debt: How Underwater Welders Effectively Manage Income

Before the Big Leagues: Life as a Tender

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No one enters the army as a general. And no one starts their first job as a full-fledged, high paid underwater welder. If you’re like the vast majority of divers, prepare for your first job title: Dive tender. Dive tenders “tend” to the needs (and wants) of commercial divers. They’re usually busy for most of the … Read more Before the Big Leagues: Life as a Tender

Family Man or Lone Wolf? Inland Versus Offshore Underwater Welding

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One of the biggest decisions faced by underwater welders is work location: Where’s the best place to find a job? A dock on the Boston harbor? Local water tower maintenance in Quebec? An oil rig a thousand miles off the Gulf of Mexico? Inland (onshore) and offshore divers face different sets of circumstances in their … Read more Family Man or Lone Wolf? Inland Versus Offshore Underwater Welding

6 Reasons You’re Not an Underwater Welder (Yet)

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“Matt, I want to become an underwater welder, but ____________.” I hear it all too often. Hundreds of people want to go into the underwater welding field, but for every person, there’s a reason why they can’t invest in it. Some reasons are extremely legit, but most have holes in them. I’ve compiled the top … Read more 6 Reasons You’re Not an Underwater Welder (Yet)

9 Mind-blowing Commercial Diving Jobs: Epic Careers

How many ways can you make a living in diving? Quite a few, it turns out. The underwater industry isn’t just a bunch of SCUBA divers swimming in tropical waters. Nor is it all underwater welders lighting up metal on oil rigs. The commercial diving profession has many categories. Requirements: Commercial Diving Jobs Commercial diving jobs are loaded … Read more 9 Mind-blowing Commercial Diving Jobs: Epic Careers

How to Seize Your $300,000 Underwater Welding Salary This Year

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It’s rare to find a well-paying job that requires little education. Even more to earn your entire year’s salary in as little as a few months. Underwater welding can be one of those professions. Today I’m going to show you exactly how you as an underwater welder can earn by: Current underwater welding salary Job type Pay scale factors Comparisons … Read more How to Seize Your $300,000 Underwater Welding Salary This Year