U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
49-9092 Commercial Divers
Work below surface of water, using scuba gear to inspect, repair, remove, or install equipment and structures. May use a variety of power and hand tools, such as drills, sledgehammers, torches, and welding equipment. May conduct tests or experiments, rig explosives, or photograph structures or marine life. Excludes "Fishers and Related Fishing Workers" (45-3011), "Athletes and Sports Competitors" (27-2021), and "Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers" (33-3051).
Illustrative examples: Salvage Diver,
Broad Occupation: 49-9090 Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
Minor Group: 49-9000 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
Major Group: 49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010