Salvaging affects your chance to salvage materials and, to a lesser extent, items after combat (passive), during your travel in ruins and forests (passive), and when you salvage an area as an action (requires 10 Stamina).
Your group Salvaging value is the sum of all group members Salvaging skills.
Note that Mercenaries can not equip Salvaging bonus items.
Enhanced by the following equipment:Edit
Shovel (+5 Salvaging)
Crowbar (+10 Salvaging)
Grinder (+15 Salvaging)