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 South Carolina. On average, they make less than crane operators but more than plumbers.

Career Median Salary
Crane operator salary $58K
Hydroelectric plant technician salary $59K
Building inspector salary $59K
Facility maintenance mechanic salary $49K
Commercial diver salary $49K
Millwright salary $56K
Surveyor salary $48K
Electrician salary $48K
Pipefitter salary $48K
Plumber salary $48K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)