Overhead Crane Operator Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Overhead Crane Operator is $15.16 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Overhead Crane Operator Total Pay (?
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$30,913 - $60,820
(Median)
31K
57K
MEDIAN: $39,200
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Overhead Crane Operator Total Pay (?
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$10.67 - $20.36
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,913 - $60,820  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$706 - $3,084  
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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$24,176 - $53,747  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 156
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.67 - $20.36  
   
Overtime
$15.29 - $27.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$706 - $3,084  
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).
)
$24,176 - $53,747  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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Job Description for Overhead Crane Operator

  • Maintain crane and associated equipment, following all safety procedures.
  • Safely transport goods to their destination.
  • Operate single and double hoist overhead cranes.

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Pay by Experience Level for Overhead Crane Operator

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

Experience Affects Overhead Crane Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$35,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 16%
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