Match
$50k $50k
Avg US Salary
4k 4k
Employment
36.9% 36.9%
Growth
3.9/5 3.9/5
Rating
Cert. Associates
Education

How much does a Commercial Diver make in California?

Average Commercial Diver Hourly Wage in California

Commercial Divers earn a median hourly wage of $29.15. Hourly wages typically start from $15.62 and go up to $72.22.

Average Commercial Diver Yearly Salary in California

Commercial Divers earn a median salary of $60,630 per year. Salaries typically start from $32,500 and go up to $150,210.

Learn more about the Commercial Diver job market for salaries of real jobs in your area. Alternatively, see what Commercial Divers earn in other states.

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

      Loading jobs...

    View all jobs →

    Would you like to post jobs on this career? Find the best candidates using Sokanu's new psychometric job platform. Visit employers.sokanu.com today.

Commercial Diver Earnings by Seniority

Top End Commercial Diver Earnings

The highest earning Commercial Divers in California earn:

$72.22
an hour
$150,210
per year
Senior Commercial Diver Earnings

Senior Commercial Divers in California earn:

$64.89
an hour
$134,970
per year
Experienced Commercial Diver Earnings

Experienced Commercial Divers in California earn:

$29.15
an hour
$60,630
per year
Junior Commercial Diver Earnings

Junior Commercial Divers in California earn:

$18.68
an hour
$38,860
per year
Starting Commercial Diver Earnings

Starting Commercial Divers in California earn:

$15.62
an hour
$32,500
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Find your perfect career

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

Commercial Diver salary comparison

Commercial Divers earn more than 64% percent of Trades careers in California. Commercial Diver salaries are in the bottom % of all careers in California.

Surveyor Salary in California $84k
Avionics Technician Salary in California $70k
Aircraft Mechanic Salary in California $64k
Commercial Diver Salary $60k
Mining Machine Operator Salary in California $56k
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary in California $50k
Solar Thermal Installer Salary in California $44k
Machinist Salary in California $39k
Metal Caster Salary in California $32k
Sewing Machine Operator Salary in California $19k

Historical salary for Commercial Divers in California

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

      Loading jobs...

    View all jobs →

    Would you like to post jobs on this career? Find the best candidates using Sokanu's new psychometric job platform. Visit employers.sokanu.com today.