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 Michigan. On average, they make less than aircraft mechanics but more than machine assemblers.

Career Median Salary
Aircraft mechanic salary $54K
Rigger salary $53K
Ironworker salary $55K
Radio mechanic salary $55K
Building and construction inspector salary $56K
Commercial diver salary $54K
Plasterer salary $55K
Brickmason salary $54K
Industrial machinery mechanic salary $50K
Machine assembler salary $52K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)