C$72,932
Avg. Salary
C$30.43
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$1,100

Bonus

C$12,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Crane Operator is C$30.43 per hour.

The average pay for a Crane Operator is C$72,932 per year.

C$18.97
10%
C$30.43
50%
C$45.57
90%
MEDIAN C$30.43
C$40k
10%
C$73k
50%
C$140k
90%
MEDIAN C$72,932
C$39,955 - C$139,853
C$40K
C$73K
C$140K
MEDIAN: C$72,932
10%
50%
90%
C$18.97 - C$45.57
C$19
C$30
C$46
MEDIAN: C$30.43
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$139K
Salary C$39,955 - C$139,853
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,101
Profit Sharing C$12,000
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).
)
C$40,851 - C$118,358
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 48
Hourly Data C$0C$81
Hourly Rate C$18.97 - C$45.57
Overtime C$26.43 - C$81.50
Annual Data C$0C$118K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,101
Profit Sharing C$12,000
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).
)
C$40,851 - C$118,358
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 186

Job Description for Crane Operator

A crane operator uses a crane to lift and move equipment and/or materials around a job site. In addition to the responsibilities associated with the operation of the crane, they must also perform inspections of the equipment before and after its use to ensure it is in working order. These operators must know and follow safety procedures on using the crane and working on job sites. In some positions, being able to plan operational lifts is an important part of the job.

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Crane Operator Tasks
  • Operate a crane to move heavy equipment and cargo.
  • Perform work area housekeeping functions and help with equipment maintenance.
  • Diagnose problems and maintain a variety bulk handling equipment.
  • Work with crews to load and unload heavy items.

Crane Operator Pay By Employer

$0$98K

Crane Co
11 profiles
$62,400

ArcelorMittal
5 profiles
$46,977

Crane Operator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Crane Operator

Pay by Experience for a Crane Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Crane Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$55,000 based on 52 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Crane Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$73,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Crane Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$87,000 based on 44 salaries. A Crane Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$85,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

14%

-4%

-23%

National Average: C$71,075

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Crane Operator Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Crane Operator?

Crane Operator in Medicine Hat:
"Safety allways be carefull."
Be careful read load charts. Do not take chances. Know your limits.

Key Stats for Crane Operator

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Crane Operator Salaries

▲23%

▲19%

▲3%

National Average
C$71,000

▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 20%