Asphalt Plant Operator Salary

Asphalt Plant Operators in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $17.54 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. For the most part, Asphalt Plant Operators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$30,913 - $96,354
$31K
$66K
$96K
MEDIAN: $65,899
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$13.17 - $26.10
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MEDIAN: $17.54
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$30,913 - $96,354  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,434  
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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$30,095 - $74,140  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.17 - $26.10  
   
Overtime
$19.29 - $36.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,434  
   
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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$30,095 - $74,140  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Job Description for Asphalt Plant Operator

An asphalt plant operator is the person who is responsible for overseeing the daily operations within a plant that produces asphalt. This position is found in various asphalt factories and plants across the world. This position works within the plant itself, and the environment can involve physical labor in an indoor atmosphere. Formal education is not typically required within this job. However, the more experience the operator has, the better. Knowledge regarding plant operations, mechanical abilities, and various asphalt mixes is always preferred.

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Pay by Experience Level for Asphalt Plant Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. The average beginner in this position makes around $41K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $55K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Asphalt Plant Operators make a median salary of $56K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $64K.

Asphalt Plant Operator Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Asphalt Plant Operator?

Asphalt Plant Operator in Florida:
`"$The asphalt business Needs Communication."`
Learn to communicate with the job/customer, and plan ahead by trying to get as much information as you can, it will save you a lot of headaches,

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Key Stats for Asphalt Plant Operator

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Asphalt Plant Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Asphalt Plant Operator Salaries

Systems Computer/Console Operations
▲23%

Machine Operation
▲16%


National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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