Commercial diver earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Commercial diver salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $78,480
Washington $56,640
New Jersey $74,430
New Hampshire $57,910
Connecticut $58,540
California $57,020
New York $49,900
Indiana $56,820
Maryland $46,570
Alabama $59,750
Michigan $53,970
Virginia $44,840
Texas $45,380
Louisiana $41,690
Florida $38,700
Tennessee $40,840
North Carolina $37,590
Missouri $33,060
Ohio $35,820
South Carolina $31,690

How do commercial diver salaries compare to similar careers?

Commercial divers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than elevator mechanics but more than crane operators.

Career Median Salary
Elevator mechanic salary $85K
Power plant operator salary $82K
Aviation inspector salary $76K
Aircraft mechanic salary $62K
Surveyor salary $63K
Commercial diver salary $50K
Avionics technician salary $66K
Building and construction inspector salary $61K
Marine electrician salary $63K
Crane operator salary $57K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)