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 California. On average, they make less than marine electricians but more than oil and gas rotary drill operators.

Career Median Salary
Marine electrician salary $74K
Electrician salary $64K
Millwright salary $70K
Aircraft mechanic salary $71K
Avionics technician salary $72K
Commercial diver salary $57K
Hydroelectric plant technician salary $66K
Explosives worker salary $69K
Ironworker salary $67K
Oil and gas rotary drill operator salary $63K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)