Mobile Crane Operator Salary

The average pay for a Mobile Crane Operator is $23.28 per hour. A skill in crane operator is associated with high pay for this job.
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$35,329 - $118,359
$35K
$65K
$120K
MEDIAN: $65,000
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$14.41 - $34.33
$14
$23
$34
MEDIAN: $23.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,329 - $118,359  
   
Bonus
$1,250  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$33,040 - $94,756  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.41 - $34.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$10.71  
Overtime
$17.88 - $59.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,250  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$33,040 - $94,756  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 118

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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

  • Operate boom and cable equipment to move loads between vehicles and work site areas.
  • Direct spotters and other support personnel.
  • Inspect loads for proper handling and maintain equipment as needed.

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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.

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Key Stats for Mobile Crane Operator

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Mobile Crane Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Mobile Crane Operator Salaries

crane operator
▲34%

National Average
$57,000

Safety Compliance
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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