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 Indiana. On average, they make less than elevator mechanics but more than surveyors.

Career Median Salary
Elevator mechanic salary $80K
Aviation inspector salary $75K
Power plant operator salary $68K
Pipefitter salary $60K
Oil and gas rotary drill operator salary $72K
Commercial diver salary $57K
Plumber salary $58K
Crane operator salary $53K
Ironworker salary $56K
Surveyor salary $58K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)