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
Alabama $59,750
California $57,020
Connecticut $58,540
Florida $38,700
Indiana $56,820
Kentucky $45,100
Louisiana $41,690
Maryland $46,570
Michigan $53,970
Missouri $33,060
North Carolina $37,590
New Hampshire $57,910
New Jersey $74,430
New York $49,900
Ohio $35,820
South Carolina $31,690
Tennessee $40,840
Texas $45,380
Virginia $44,840
Washington $56,640

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 radio mechanics.

Career Median Salary
Elevator mechanic salary $85K
Power plant operator salary $82K
Aviation inspector salary $76K
Architect salary $68K
Surveyor salary $63K
Commercial diver salary $50K
Building and construction inspector salary $61K
Marine electrician salary $63K
Crane operator salary $57K
Radio mechanic salary $55K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)