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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 $23.60. Hourly wages typically start from $14.76 and go up to $40.26.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Commercial Diver Yearly Salary in the United States

Commercial Divers earn a median salary of $49,090 per year. Salaries typically start from $30,700 and go up to $83,730.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Salary Satisfaction

3.7
SCORE
33
RATINGS
Commercial Divers average a score of 3.7 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Commercial Divers in the 96th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Commercial Diver Earnings by Seniority

Top End Commercial Diver Earnings

The highest earning Commercial Divers in the United States earn:

$40.26
an hour
$83,730
per year
Senior Commercial Diver Earnings

Senior Commercial Divers in the United States earn:

$29.62
an hour
$61,610
per year
Experienced Commercial Diver Earnings

Experienced Commercial Divers in the United States earn:

$23.60
an hour
$49,090
per year
Junior Commercial Diver Earnings

Junior Commercial Divers in the United States earn:

$18.03
an hour
$37,510
per year
Starting Commercial Diver Earnings

Starting Commercial Divers in the United States earn:

$14.76
an hour
$30,700
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Commercial Diver salary comparison

Commercial Divers earn more than 61% 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

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Commercial Diver salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Commercial Diver Salary in Virginia $22.89 $47,620 # 1
Commercial Diver Salary in Texas $22.20 $46,180 # 2
Commercial Diver Salary in Tennessee $21.48 $44,670 # 3
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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