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 about the same as related careers in Alaska. On average, they make less than sheet metal workers but more than roofers.

Career Median Salary
Sheet metal worker salary $97K
Boilermaker salary $98K
Building inspector salary $80K
Pipefitter salary $79K
Plumber salary $79K
Commercial diver salary $69K
Electrician salary $78K
Hydroelectric plant technician salary $77K
Geothermal technician salary $81K
Roofer salary $78K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)