We surveyed 323 commercial divers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical commercial diver. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a commercial diver?



Working as a commercial diver typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a commercial diver?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a commercial diver typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a commercial diver?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a commercial diver. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for commercial divers.