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 New York. On average, they make less than plumbers but more than hydroelectric plant technicians.

Career Median Salary
Plumber salary $67K
Cement mason salary $72K
Explosives worker salary $70K
Carpenter salary $61K
Commercial diver salary $50K
Avionics technician salary $70K
Building inspector salary $62K
Roofer salary $55K
Millwright salary $60K
Hydroelectric plant technician salary $63K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)