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 Louisiana. On average, they make less than avionics technicians but more than geothermal technicians.

Career Median Salary
Avionics technician salary $55K
Ironworker salary $54K
Radio mechanic salary $49K
Derrick operator salary $46K
Wellhead pumper salary $40K
Commercial diver salary $42K
Rigger salary $45K
Carpenter salary $44K
Machine assembler salary $45K
Geothermal technician salary $42K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)