CRANE OPERATOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$40,000
$22,000
Min 10%
$40,000
Median 50%
$75,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Republic Steel
Highest Paying City
Everett, WA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
4.6 years
How much does a crane operator make?
The national average salary for a Crane Operator in the United States is $40,722 per year or $19.58 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $75,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $22,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Crane Operators are in Manufacturing companies and Professional companies. States with the highest Crane Operator salaries include Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Montana, and Idaho. The typical tenure for a Crane Operator is 4.6 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Operator
$12,693

Average Crane Operator Salary By Company

Crane Operator jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Manufacturing companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Crane Operators. Republic Steel and Peabody Energy are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Siemens and danos pay their Crane Operators very well.

Average Crane Operator Salary By Location

Across America, Crane Operators make on average $40,722 annually or $19.58 hourly. The top city when it comes to Crane Operator salaries is Everett, WA at $73,812 per year. The average entry-level salary in Everett, WA is $50,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Crane Operator salaries are Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Montana, and Idaho. Tennessee, Kentucky, and Missouri have the lowest Crane Operator salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Everett, WA
$73,812
2
Fargo, ND
$56,199
3
Alameda, CA
$54,665
4
Aberdeen, SD
$53,990
5
New York, NY
$50,451

Average Crane Operator Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Crane Operator works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Professional companies, Utilities companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Crane Operators. Salaries for Crane Operators in Professional companies average $46,912 annually, while Utilities companies and Manufacturing companies pay $41,617 and $41,312, respectively. The average salary for Crane Operators in the Energy industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $36,706.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$46,912
2
Utilities
$41,617
3
Manufacturing
$41,312
4
Construction
$38,202
5
Energy
$36,706

RECENTLY ADDED Crane Operator SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/26/2019
$54,262
Crane Operator
10/25/2019
$32,349
10/24/2019
$62,610
Crane Operator
10/24/2019
$54,554
Aleris
Crane Operator
10/23/2019
$44,745
10/21/2019
$75,132
Manpower Group
Crane Operator
10/21/2019
$31,305
TPI Staffing
Crane Operator
10/17/2019
$29,218
10/14/2019
$62,610
U.S. Coast Guard
Crane Operator
10/11/2019
$49,838
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