Overhead Crane Operator Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Overhead Crane Operator is $14.98 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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$34,586 - $60,967
(Median)
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44K
58K
MEDIAN: $44,200
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Overhead Crane Operator Total Pay (?
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$10.59 - $20.27
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,586 - $60,967  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
Profit Sharing
$680 - $2,975  
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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$23,866 - $53,712  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.59 - $20.27  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $28.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
   
Profit Sharing
$680 - $2,975  
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).
)
$23,866 - $53,712  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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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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Experience Affects Overhead Crane Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$35,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 16%
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