Average Tower Crane Operator Hourly Pay

$34.49
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$24.95
MEDIAN
$34.49
90%
$45.31

The average hourly pay for a Tower Crane Operator is $34.49

Hourly Rate
$25 - $45
Bonus
$1k - $6k
Total Pay
$53k - $100k
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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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How do Tower Crane Operators Rate Their Jobs?

4.3 out of 5
(11)
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FAQs About Tower Crane Operators

What is the highest pay for Tower Crane Operators?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Tower Crane Operator is $45.31 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Tower Crane Operators?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Tower Crane Operator is $24.95 / hour

How can Tower Crane Operators increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Tower Crane Operator is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Tower Crane Operator that oversees more junior Tower Crane Operators, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.