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 Louisiana. On average, they make less than power plant operators but more than aircraft mechanics.

Career Median Salary
Power plant operator salary $77K
Naval architect salary $74K
Millwright salary $61K
Wellhead pumper salary $60K
Facility maintenance mechanic salary $60K
Commercial diver salary $60K
Surveyor salary $60K
Hydroelectric plant technician salary $61K
Rotary drill operator salary $61K
Aircraft mechanic salary $61K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)