An Elevator Operator earns an average wage of $14.33 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$30,521 - $49,480
$40K
MEDIAN: $39,500
50%

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$10.00 - $18.08
$10
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.33
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$39,500  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$21,148 - $52,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $18.08  
   
Overtime
$15.57 - $25.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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).
)
$21,148 - $52,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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Job Description for Elevator Operator

Although most modern elevators are easily operated by individual riders, some older buildings and luxurious high-rises for apartments and offices still employ elevator operators. These individuals operate the elevator by requesting floor destinations and stopping the car at required floors and informing riders of arrival. In many situations, they may also offer amenities, such as candies or newspapers.

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Key Stats for Elevator Operator

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
065
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Elevator Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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