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. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $35K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $32K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $42K. Overhead Crane Operators with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.