Asphalt Paver Operator Salary
The average rate for an Asphalt Paver Operator is $17.88 per hour.
|Hourly Rate||$12.22 - $30.01|
|Overtime||$19.64 - $46.19|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$25,568 - $77,160|
Job Description for Asphalt Paver Operator
Asphalt paver operators are responsible for operating asphalt pavers on streets, which is complex machinery that lays asphalt over specific areas. They may also coordinate which areas will have asphalt by analyzing drawings or project requirements.Read More...
Asphalt paver operators should be organized and pay close attention to detail to minimize wasted asphalt, and they must follow strict safety protocols when operating pavers to avoid accidents with coworkers or the general public. They also wear protective gear such as boots, hard hats, and visibility vests. Asphalt paver operators control the asphalt distribution and width, and also assist with material control into the paver. They must understand terminologies such as compaction, patterns, and other preparatory tasks, and also report their progress to a construction supervisor in their area.
These operators work outside in the streets and must be able to carry heavy objects and stand on their feet for long periods of time. They typically work in a construction setting and are familiar with a variety of pavers and asphalt types, and they also help with repairing pot holes and unequal width in streets, operating cranks to move machinery, and providing tow points to start. They may also provide remedies for protruding utility lines to protect the sidewalk and should work well in a team environment with other street repair workers, but also on their own with minimal supervision. A high school diploma is generally required for this position, and prior experience in a relevant capacity is highly beneficial.
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Pay by Experience Level for Asphalt Paver Operator
Pay by Experience for an Asphalt Paver Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Asphalt Paver Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Asphalt Paver Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Asphalt Paver Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 41 salaries. An Asphalt Paver Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 17 salaries.
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