The average hourly pay for a Mobile Crane Operator is $24.25.
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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. A mobile crane is mounted on rubber-tired carriers, requires minimal set-up and assembly, and is capable of lifting a va…Read more
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.
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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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