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 Florida. On average, they make less than industrial machinery mechanics but more than auto body repairers.

Career Median Salary
Industrial machinery mechanic salary $47K
Oil and gas rotary drill operator salary $41K
Pipefitter salary $42K
Plumber salary $42K
Ironworker salary $42K
Commercial diver salary $39K
Recreational vehicle service technician salary $41K
HVAC technician salary $41K
Machine assembler salary $38K
Auto body repairer salary $38K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)