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 Tennessee. On average, they make less than explosives workers but more than drywall installers.

Career Median Salary
Explosives worker salary $39K
Recreational vehicle service technician salary $49K
Plasterer salary $42K
HVAC technician salary $41K
Rigger salary $38K
Commercial diver salary $41K
Auto body repairer salary $37K
Auto mechanic salary $38K
Motorcycle mechanic salary $35K
Drywall installer salary $40K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)