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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.

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  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
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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.

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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.

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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

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