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How much does a Commercial Diver make in the United States?

Average Commercial Diver Hourly Wage in the United States

Commercial Divers earn a median hourly wage of $24.26. Hourly wages typically start from $14.58 and go up to $42.53.

Average Commercial Diver Yearly Salary in the United States

Commercial Divers earn a median salary of $50,470 per year. Salaries typically start from $30,320 and go up to $88,470.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Commercial Diver Earnings by Seniority

Top End Commercial Diver Earnings

The highest earning Commercial Divers in the United States earn:

$42.53
an hour
$88,470
per year
Senior Commercial Diver Earnings

Senior Commercial Divers in the United States earn:

$29.90
an hour
$62,190
per year
Experienced Commercial Diver Earnings

Experienced Commercial Divers in the United States earn:

$24.26
an hour
$50,470
per year
Junior Commercial Diver Earnings

Junior Commercial Divers in the United States earn:

$18.43
an hour
$38,330
per year
Starting Commercial Diver Earnings

Starting Commercial Divers in the United States earn:

$14.58
an hour
$30,320
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Commercial Diver salary comparison

Commercial Divers earn more than 63% percent of Trades careers. Commercial Diver salaries are in the bottom % of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Commercial Divers in the United States

Commercial Diver salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Commercial Diver Salary in New York $42.57 $88,550 # 1
Commercial Diver Salary in New Jersey $38.50 $80,070 # 2
Commercial Diver Salary in Virginia $25.21 $52,450 # 3
Commercial Diver Salary in Florida $24.93 $51,860 # 4
Commercial Diver Salary in Vermont $25.56 $53,170 # 5
Commercial Diver Salary in Louisiana $24.34 $50,620 # 6
Commercial Diver Salary in Kentucky $21.65 $45,020 # 7
Commercial Diver Salary in Michigan $21.85 $45,440 # 8
Commercial Diver Salary in Pennsylvania $21.14 $43,980 # 9
Commercial Diver Salary in Texas $21.27 $44,240 # 10
Commercial Diver Salary in Alabama $24.48 $50,910 # 11
Commercial Diver Salary in Missouri $20.27 $42,160 # 12
Commercial Diver Salary in Hawaii $18.08 $37,600 # 13
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Commercial Diver

Interested in becoming a Commercial Diver? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good commercial diver? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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