Asphalt Paving Machine Operator Salary

The average rate for an Asphalt Paving Machine Operator is $15.63 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$10.67 - $29.90
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.67 - $29.90  
   
Overtime
$14.85 - $37.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
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).
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$24,187 - $76,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Job Description for Asphalt Paving Machine Operator

An asphalt paving machine operator is primarily responsible for the operation and minor maintenance of an asphalt paving machine. Operators are expected to have a working understanding of two types of these machines, rubber-tired and track. While operating either machine, operators should be able to manipulate the clutch, levers, controls, gauges, and attachments necessary to apply asphalt onto the required surface. The operator should be capable of running the machine, either manually or with electronic controls.

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Asphalt Paving Machine Operator Tasks

  • Set up materials and forms, shoveling, taping and spray-painting to indicate tasks.
  • Drive and operate equipment safely, inspecting pre- and post-usage.
  • Operate equipment to deliver, smooth, and tamp gravel and dirt, and cover with asphalt.
  • Fill, set up, clean, and dump supplies, refuse, and equipment.

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Experience Affects Asphalt Paving Machine Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 42% dental benefits Dental: 25%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 56%
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