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 Kentucky. On average, they make less than radio mechanics but more than explosives workers.

Career Median Salary
Radio mechanic salary $52K
Ironworker salary $53K
Electrician salary $50K
Mining machine operator salary $48K
Building and construction inspector salary $46K
Commercial diver salary $45K
Facility maintenance mechanic salary $48K
Brickmason salary $47K
Wellhead pumper salary $42K
Explosives worker salary $43K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)