A Crane Operator with crane operator skills earns an average wage of $22.64 per hour.

$38,658 - $178,793
$39K
$76K
$180K
MEDIAN: $76,000
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90%

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$14.43 - $36.76
$14
$23
$37
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$38,658 - $178,793  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
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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$37,774 - $111,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.43 - $36.76  
   
Overtime
$20.20 - $57.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
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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$37,774 - $111,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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Pay by Experience Level for Crane Operator

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

Key Stats for Crane Operator

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Crane Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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