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 Washington. On average, they make less than construction managers but more than marine electricians.

Career Median Salary
Construction manager salary $96K
Power plant operator salary $93K
Naval architect salary $88K
Surveyor salary $84K
Commercial diver salary $57K
Architect salary $75K
Building and construction inspector salary $76K
Ironworker salary $84K
Marine electrician salary $69K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)