Average Tower Crane Operator Hourly Pay

Average Tower Crane Operator Hourly Pay

$33.78
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$20.48
MEDIAN
$33.78
90%
$45.25

The average hourly pay for a Tower Crane Operator is $33.78

Hourly Rate
$20 - $45
Bonus
$350 - $18k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$51k - $114k
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What Do Tower Crane Operators Do?

Tower Crane Operator Tasks
  • Operate tower crane to move large and heavy objects such as construction materials and shipping containers.
  • Base crane movements upon hand and radio signals from ground supervisor or signaler.
  • Steer the crane utilizing levers within the control console or remotely via a remote console.
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Job Satisfaction for Tower Crane Operator

4.1 out of 5
(8)
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Gender Breakdown

Male
96.2%
Female
3.8%
This data is based on 26 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

88%

Dental

75%

Vision

68%

None

13%