Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Asphalt Paving Machine Operator is $19.89
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Asphalt Paving Machine Operators?
An early career Asphalt Paving Machine Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.70 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Asphalt Paving Machine Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.00 based on 24 salaries. …Read more
What Do Asphalt Paving Machine Operators Do?
An asphalt paving machine operator is primarily responsible for the operation and minor maintenance of an asphalt paving machine. Operators are expected to have a working understanding of two types of these machines, rubber-tired and track. While operating either machine, operators should be able to manipulate the clutch, levers, controls, gauges, and attachments necessary to apply asphalt onto the required surface. The operator should be capable of running the machine, either manually or with …Read more
- Operate equipment to deliver, smooth, and tamp gravel and dirt, and cover with asphalt.
- Fill, set up, clean, and dump supplies, refuse, and equipment.
- Set up materials and forms, shoveling, taping and spray-painting to indicate tasks.
- Drive and operate equipment safely, inspecting pre- and post-usage.