$72,214
Avg. Salary
$23.94
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,333

Bonus

$1,620

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Mobile Crane Operator is $23.94 per hour.

The average pay for a Mobile Crane Operator is $72,214 per year.

10%
$16.10
10%
$23.94
50%
$35.36
90%
90%
MEDIAN $23.94
10%
$35k
10%
$72k
50%
$241k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $72,214
$34,561 - $240,534
$35K
$72K
$240K
MEDIAN: $72,214
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50%
90%

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$16.10 - $35.36
$16
$24
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MEDIAN: $23.94
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$0$240K
Salary $34,561 - $240,534
Bonus $291 - $7,255
Profit Sharing $6.07 - $6,953
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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$35,732 - $98,238
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 58
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $16.10 - $35.36
Hourly Tips $10.71
Overtime $20.33 - $59.10
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $291 - $7,255
Profit Sharing $6.07 - $6,953
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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$35,732 - $98,238
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 219

Job Description for Mobile Crane Operator

A mobile crane operator is primarily responsible for operating a traveling crane, which lifts, moves, positions, and repositions loads. This person may travel to various job sites or to various departments within the same job site. Depending on the job, this position may involve work in a warehouse or outdoors, and the shifts may also vary depending on the employer's needs.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Mobile Crane Operator


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Mobile Crane Operators who transition into an upper level Crane Operator position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Crane Operator makes $55K a year.

Mobile Crane Operator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Mobile Crane Operator

Pay by Experience for a Mobile Crane Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Mobile Crane Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 63 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mobile 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 $61,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Mobile Crane Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 45 salaries. A Mobile 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 $67,000 based on 26 salaries.

Mobile Crane Operator Reviews

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

Mobile Crane Operator in Kuwait City:
"Abdul."
Pros: I like my job very much.
Cons: No thing.

Mobile Crane Operator in Santa Barbara:
"I like my job."
I wish I started this career earlier in my life.

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Key Stats for Mobile Crane Operator

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Mobile Crane Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Mobile Crane Operator Salaries

crane operator
▲31%

National Average
$59,000

Safety Compliance
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 26%