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 ironworkers but more than building and construction inspectors.

Career Median Salary
Ironworker salary $46K
Industrial machinery mechanic salary $47K
Rigger salary $43K
Marine electrician salary $60K
Construction manager salary $58K
Commercial diver salary $49K
Hydroelectric plant technician salary $57K
Crane operator salary $54K
Wind turbine services technician salary $54K
Building and construction inspector salary $46K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)