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Truck Crane Operator Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Truck Crane Operator is $18.21 per hour.
Truck Crane Operator Salary (?
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$29,676 - $96,354
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,142
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Truck Crane Operator Salary (?
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$13.98 - $25.41
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$29,676 - $96,354  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,958  
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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$31,546 - $68,790  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.98 - $25.41  
   
Overtime
$20.53 - $36.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,958  
   
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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$31,546 - $68,790  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Job Description for Truck Crane Operator

Truck crane operator positions are commonly found in the shipping and construction industries, though there are many other companies that hire individuals for this position as well. This job typically involves operating a specific piece of equipment, using it to efficiently load and unload cargo and/or other materials. There are many entry-level openings for truck crane operators, and this position usually requires a high school diploma or equivalent; some positions require a valid commercial driver’s license as well, and different states have different regulations and qualifications for these positions. As far as specific knowledge, most companies require extensive preliminary training, as those without experience will need to learn how to use the tools and equipment.
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Truck Crane Operator Tasks
  • Work with control console to operate crane safely and effectively.
  • Effectively communicate with other team members to receive direction, either through microphone or hand signals.
  • Operate tower crane to move building materials from ground-level to top of buildings or vice versa.

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Pay by Experience Level for Truck Crane Operator

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Experience Affects Truck Crane Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
$47,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 23%