Mobile Crane Operator Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Mobile Crane Operator is $21.03 per hour.
Mobile Crane Operator Total Pay (?
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$29,361 - $71,490
(Median)
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39K
59K
71K
MEDIAN: $39,291
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Mobile Crane Operator Total Pay (?
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$14.29 - $30.94
(Median)
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31
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,361 - $71,490  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,966  
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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$31,031 - $78,110  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 233
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.29 - $30.94  
   
Overtime
$21.68 - $45.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,966  
   
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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$31,031 - $78,110  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 233
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Job Description for Mobile Crane Operator

A mobile crane operator is primarily responsible for operating a traveling crane, which lifts, moves, positions, and repositions loads. This person may travel to various job sites or to various departments within the same job site. Depending on the job, this position may involve work in a warehouse or outdoors, and the shifts may also vary depending on the employer's needs.
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Mobile Crane Operator Tasks
  • Inspect loads for proper handling and maintain equipment as needed.
  • Direct spotters and other support personnel.
  • Operate boom and cable equipment to move loads between vehicles and work site areas.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mobile Crane Operator

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

Experience Affects Mobile Crane Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 24%
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