The average hourly pay for an Asphalt Paver Operator is $18.55.
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Job Description for Asphalt Paver Operator
Asphalt paver operators are responsible for operating asphalt pavers on streets, which is complex machinery that lays asphalt over specific areas. They may also coordinate which areas will have asphalt by analyzing drawings or project requirements. Asphalt paver operators should be organized and pay close attention to detail to minimize wasted asphalt, and they must follow strict safety protocols when operating pavers to avoid accidents with coworkers or the general public. They also wear prote…Read more
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Skills in Machine Operation, Leadership, Team Leadership and Operating Systems are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Safety Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for Asphalt Paver Operator
An entry-level Asphalt Paver Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.82 based on 7 salaries. An early career Asphalt Paver Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.10 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Asphalt Paver Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.25 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Asphalt Paver Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.75 based on 66 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
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Employees with Asphalt Paver Operator in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 169.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Richmond, Virginia (12.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Jacksonville, North Carolina (29.9% less), Greensboro, North Carolina (12.4% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (12.4% less).
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