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 New Jersey. On average, they make less than naval architects but more than pipefitters.

Career Median Salary
Naval architect salary $97K
Architect salary $84K
Ironworker salary $91K
Power plant operator salary $88K
Plumber salary $71K
Commercial diver salary $74K
Aviation inspector salary $62K
Elevator mechanic salary $71K
Electrician salary $64K
Pipefitter salary $64K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)