Dive training includes: Diver Preparation Course (7 weeks) at Naval Training Command, Great Lakes, IL, for training in basic electrical and engineering courses, water adaptability and physical fitness.
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.
Navy Divers are members of the Naval Special Operations (NSO) community, comprising men and women who take on the most impossible missions and the most elusive objectives. Their accomplishments are epic. Their expertise is unrivaled.
Navy enlisted personnel that graduate from second class or first class dive school; and ultimately master diver comprise the Navy Diver rating.
All Navy SEALs graduate from Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) school, located in Coronado, CA.
110501. 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.
The SEAL is a stranger to the Deep Sea (there is no need to go deep to accomplish a beach insertion). A NAVY Diver isn’t generally considered to be a war fighter; although they may be called upon in Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) situations.
Navy divers might conduct operations anywhere in the world, including tropical environments and extremely cold water locations. Assignments might require divers to be deployed for extended periods.
Navy divers serve at several diving platform types including; Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC), Navy Special Operations/Special Warfare commands, Marine Corps dive teams, rescue/salvage and repair diving detachments, saturation diving commands and diving research/development to name a few.