Commercial diver earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Commercial diver salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New Jersey $90,400
Alabama $69,680
Alaska $69,050
Louisiana $59,810
Connecticut $58,540
Indiana $56,820
Michigan $53,970
New Hampshire $52,380
New York $49,900
South Carolina $48,560
Virginia $48,430
West Virginia $47,940
Florida $47,170
Vermont $47,150
Maryland $46,570
Texas $45,380
Kentucky $45,100
Tennessee $40,840
North Carolina $37,590
Ohio $35,820
Missouri $33,060
California $159,890
Washington $134,470

How do commercial diver salaries compare to similar careers?

Commercial divers earn 7% less than similar careers in Alabama. On average, they make less than architects but more than extraction workers.

Career Median Salary
Architect salary $83K
Aviation inspector salary $77K
Elevator mechanic salary $88K
Power plant operator salary $81K
Avionics technician salary $69K
Commercial diver salary $70K
Aircraft mechanic salary $66K
Building inspector salary $61K
Boilermaker salary $58K
Extraction worker salary $59K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)