Concrete Pump Operator Salary

Men account for the majority of Concrete Pump Operators in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $20.38 per hour. Job satisfaction for Concrete Pump Operators is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one in three lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and two in five have dental, too. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$36,171 - $81,746
$36K
$55K
$82K
MEDIAN: $55,352
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50%
90%

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$15.02 - $30.60
$15
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $20.38
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,171 - $81,746  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $6,737  
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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$33,331 - $80,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.02 - $30.60  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$21.80 - $42.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$193.92 - $6,737  
   
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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$33,331 - $80,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 188

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Job Description for Concrete Pump Operator

Typically, a concrete pump operator is associated with large cement mixers, but pump operators also work with other heavy rigs. These include trucks with boom attachments that can help the operator to precisely pump concrete into hard-to-reach areas at a construction site. The ability to work with both standard-style mixer truck systems and more modern equipment is one key to ensuring steady, profitable work in this career.

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Concrete Pump Operator Tasks

  • Participate in rigging up, connecting hoses, delivery of product to location.
  • Report all operational deficiencies to supervisor and maintenance personnel.
  • Maintain assigned equipment, and perform daily inspections to ensure compliance with operational and safety requirements.
  • Complete pre- and post- trip inspections and fuel, clean and service the units.
  • Maintain all required log books and inspection reports.

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Pay by Experience Level for Concrete Pump Operator

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $44K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $55K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $60K in this role. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $65K.

Key Stats for Concrete Pump Operator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Concrete Pump Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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