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Diving Duty Pay Rates (All Services)

Following information is referenced from DoD Financial Management Regulation, Vol. 7A,  Chapter 11,

Diving Duty Pay Rates - ARMY ENLISTED

A B
If an Army enlisted member is (note 1) then the member may receive diving duty pay at the monthly rate of
assigned to diving duty under instruction at an approved Armed Services diving school (note 2) $110
Master Diver $340
Diver First Class $215
Salvage Diver $175
Diver Second Class $150

Combat Diver (note 3)

$215

NOTES:

1.  Except as otherwise noted, eligibility commences on the date of assignment to diving duty under a listed category after graduation from the requisite diving course.

2. Eligibility commences on the date of first dive and continues through the date dropped from the course or the date of graduation, whichever is earlier.

3. The combat diver rating applies to members serving primarily in Special Operations Forces (SOF) units who are assigned to positions that require Special Forces Underwater Operations Systems qualifications and hold a combat diver rating in accordance with AR 611-75.

Diving Duty Pay Rates - ARMY OFFICER

A B C
 If an Army officer is (note 1) and has a special identifying code then the officer may receive diving duty pay at the monthly rate of
assigned to diving duty under instruction at an approved Armed Services diving school (note 2)   $110
Marine Diving Officer ASI 5V $240
Combat Diver (note 3)   $215
Diving Medical Officer   $215

NOTES:

1. Except as otherwise noted, eligibility commences on the date of assignment to diving duty under a listed category after graduation from the requisite diving course.

2. Eligibility commences on the date of first dive and continues through the date dropped from the course or the date of graduation, whichever is earlier.

3. The combat diver rating applies to members serving primarily in SOF units who are assigned to positions that require Special Forces Underwater Operations Systems qualifications and hold a combat diver rating in accordance with AR 611-75.

Diving Duty Pay Rates - NAVY ENLISTED

A B C
 If a Navy enlisted member is (note 1)  with an Navy Enlisted Classification  of then the member may receive diving duty pay at the monthly rate of
assigned to diving duty under instruction at an approved Armed Services diving school (note 2)   $150
Master Diver MMDV $340
Master Underwater Construction Diver B18A $340
First Class Diver M1DV $315
Underwater Construction Technician Advanced B16A $215
 Underwater Construction Technician Basic B17A $150
Second Class Diver M2DV $215
Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA) Diver 5345 $150
Fleet Marine Force (FMF) Reconnaissance Independent Duty Corpsman L02A $215
FMF Reconnaissance Corpsman L11A $215
Medical Deep Sea Diving Technician L27A $215
Deep Sea Diving Technician Independent Duty Corpsman L27A $215
Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Mobile Unit Apprentice 5339 $150
Basic EOD Technician M02A $215
Special Warfare Operator O26A $215
Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) Candidate O20A $150
Senior EOD Technician M03A $215
Master EOD Technician M04A $215
SEAL Delivery Vehicle Operator O23A $340

   

NOTES:

1. Except as otherwise noted, eligibility commences on the date of graduation from the requisite diving course, with assignment to diving duty under a listed category.

2. Eligibility commences on the date of first dive.

Diving Duty Pay Rates - NAVY OFFICER

A B C
If a Navy officer is and has a designator of then the officer may receive diving duty pay at the monthly rate of
assigned to diving duty under instruction at an approved Armed Services diving school
(note 1)
various $150
Diving Officer (SCUBA) (note 2) various $150
Diving Officer (note 3) various $240
 EOD Officer (note 4) 114X, 119X, 648X, 748X $240
Special Warfare Officer (note 5) 113X, 615X, 715X $240
Special Warfare Officer – Student (note 1) 118X $150
Medical (Diving Undersea) Officer (note 4) 210X $240
Diving Chief Warrant Officer (note 5) 720X $240

NOTES:

1. Eligibility commences on the date of first dive.

2. Must have completed SCUBA course of instruction, Course Identification Number A-433-0023.

3. Eligibility commences in accordance with paragraph 110201.

4. Except as otherwise noted, eligibility commences on the date of graduation from the requisite diving course, with assignment to diving duty under a listed category.

5.   Eligibility commences on assignment of the designator.


Diving Duty Pay Rates - MARINE CORPS ENLISTED
A B C
If a Marine Corps enlisted member is (note 1) and has a special identifying code of then the member may receive diving duty pay at the monthly rate of
assigned to diving duty under instruction at an approved Armed Services diving school (note 2)   $150
Combatant Diver 0324/0326/8024/
8026
$215
NOTES:

1. Except as otherwise noted, eligibility commences on the date of assignment to diving duty under a listed category after graduation from the Combatant Diver course.

2. Eligibility commences on the date of first dive and continues through the date dropped from the course or the date of graduation, whichever is earlier.

Diving Duty Pay Rates - Marine Corps Officers

A

B

C

If a Marine Corps officer is (note 1)

and has a special identifying code of

then the member may receive diving duty pay at the monthly rate of

assigned to diving duty under instruction at an approved Armed Services diving school (note 2)

 

$150

Combatant Diver

8024/8026

$215

NOTES:

1.   Except as otherwise noted, eligibility commences on the date of assignment to diving duty under a listed category after graduation from the Combatant Diver course.

2.   Eligibility commences on the date of first dive and continues through the date dropped from the course or the date of graduation, whichever is earlier.

Diving Duty Pay Rates - AIR FORCE ENLISTED

A B
If an Air Force enlisted member is then the member may receive diving duty pay at the monthly rate of
SCUBA Diver $110
Para rescue Diver $150

 

Diving Duty Pay Rates - AIR FORCE OFFICER

A B
If an Air Force Officer is then the officer may receive diving duty pay at the monthly rate of
assigned to diving duty $150