Average Mobile Crane Operator Hourly Pay

$24.25
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$2,048
Bonus
$1,620
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Mobile Crane Operator is $24.25.
10%
$16.32
MEDIAN
$24.25
90%
$35.35
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $35
Bonus
$197 - $8,204
Profit Sharing
$6 - $6,953
Total Pay
$36,144 - $89,960

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Job Description for Mobile Crane Operator

Mobile Crane Operator Tasks
  • Operate boom and cable equipment to move loads between vehicles and work site areas.
  • Direct spotters and other support personnel.
  • Inspect loads for proper handling and maintain equipment as needed.

Job Satisfaction for Mobile Crane Operator

3.6 out of 5
(39)
Highly Satisfied
5Reviews

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Popular Skills for Mobile Crane Operator

Skills in Heavy Equipment Operation, Safety Compliance, Machine Operation and Equipment Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Mobile Crane Operator

An entry-level Mobile Crane Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.04 based on 6 salaries. An early career Mobile Crane Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.61 based on 83 salaries. A mid-career Mobile Crane Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.77 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Mobile Crane Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.67 based on 82 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 260 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.3%
Early Career
31.9%
Mid Career
17.3%
Experienced
31.5%
Late Career
16.9%