About PADI Pro

A career as a PADI Professional diver opens up endless opportunities

Become a PADI Pro - Get paid to do something you enjoy!

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From owning and operating a mainland dive center or resort, to working, teaching, and traveling across the ocean on a dive live-aboard,  PADI professional divers get to take part in a wide variety of fun and exciting experiences – both on land and under water. Like many careers, PADI dive professionals are envied for the lifestyles they lead. Divemasters schedule and plan dives on yachts, as do Instructors, who also get to teach. Instructor Trainers travel to the world’s most exotic locations, while PADI employees are the eyes and ears of the dive industry. What do all these people share? They are all diverse individuals who love their jobs. There are endless possibilities and paths that are available to take advantage of through PADI, it only takes desire to make it happen. Why not be a role model in your community and get paid for something that you love to do anyway?

As a PADI Pro Member, you are a part of the most successful company in the industry. There are more than 6400 (and growing) PADI Dive Centers and Resorts around the world, and an overwhelming majority of dive operations are PADI Members. At any given time, there are more positions available for PADI leaders than there are dive professionals to fill them. The bottom line is that whatever dive career path you choose, your PADI credentials will get you where you want to go, faster and easier.