$62,814
Avg. Salary
$18.27
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$987

Bonus

$5,751

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Asphalt Plant Operator is $18.27 per hour.

The average pay for an Asphalt Plant Operator is $62,814 per year.

10%
$13.48
10%
$18.27
50%
$26.54
90%
90%
MEDIAN $18.27
10%
$36k
10%
$63k
50%
$87k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $62,814
$36,494 - $87,425
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$87K
MEDIAN: $62,814
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$0$87K
Salary $36,494 - $87,425
Bonus $0.00 - $6,182
Profit Sharing $5,751
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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$31,734 - $77,339
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 57
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $13.48 - $26.54
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $19.00 - $37.90
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,182
Profit Sharing $5,751
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).
)
$31,734 - $77,339
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 226

Job Description

An asphalt plant operator is the person who is responsible for overseeing the daily operations within a plant that produces asphalt. This position is found in various asphalt factories and plants across the world. This position works within the plant itself, and the environment can involve physical labor in an indoor atmosphere. Formal education is not typically required within this job. However, the more experience the operator has, the better. Knowledge regarding plant operations, mechanical abilities, and various asphalt mixes is always preferred.

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for an Asphalt Plant Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Asphalt Plant Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 61 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Asphalt Plant Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Asphalt Plant Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 46 salaries. An Asphalt Plant Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 16 salaries.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Asphalt Plant Operator?

Asphalt Plant Operator in Knoxville:
"Excellent."
Pros: Management,piers I work with
Cons: Long hours

Asphalt Plant Operator in Nashville:
"Hours and pay aren't good."
Get a better job.

Asphalt Plant Operator in Florida:
"The asphalt business Needs Communication."
Learn to communicate with the job/customer, and plan ahead by trying to get as much information as you can, it will save you a lot of headaches,

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based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
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Male
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1-4 years
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5-9 years
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10-19 years
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medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
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vision benefits
Vision: 53%
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None: 21%