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Elevator Operator Salary

$22,277 (USD)

Average Salary

$11/hr

Average Hourly

$209

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for an Elevator Operator is $22,277 a year and $11 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Elevator Operator is between $17,972 and $25,518. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Elevator Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Operates elevator to transport passengers between floors of office building, apartment house, department store, hotel, or similar establishment.
  • Pushes buttons or moves lever to control movement of elevator on signal or instructions from passengers or others.
  • Opens and closes safety gate and door of elevator at each floor where stop is made.
  • Supplies information to passengers, such as location of offices, merchandise, and individuals.
  • May perform other duties, such as distributing mail to various floors, answering telephone, preventing unauthorized persons from entering building, and assisting other employees to load and unload freight.
  • May sweep or vacuum elevator.
  • May be designated according to location of elevator operated.
Elevator Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Pest Control Workers

Job family population: 77,300

Estimated population of Elevator Operator jobs: 26,202

Rate of error: 1.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$25,825
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Elevator Operator Job Listings for United States

Grain Elevator Operator
Nov 8
Seibert, Colorado, USA
Seibert Equity Coop
Seibert Equity Cooperative is looking for a grain elevator operator at our Seibert location. This person will report to the General Manager of the coop and will work directly with customers and other ...
Grain Elevator Operator II/Truck Driver (Casual)
Sep 25
Richvale, CA, USA
Lundberg Family Farms
Job DetailsDescriptionPurpose and Key Results of the PositionThe Grain Elevator Operator II/Truck Driver is trained and capable of running and working with all equipment used in Class 1 Facilities of ...
Grain Elevator Operator I (Casual)
Sep 26
Richvale, CA, USA
Lundberg Family Farms
Job DetailsDescriptionPurpose and Key Results of the PositionThe Grain Elevator Operator I is trained and capable of running and working with all equipment used in Class 1 Facilities of the Drying ...
Elevator Operator II
Oct 30
Sherrill, AR, USA
Bunge North America
Primary responsibility is the operation of the grain elevator as it pertains to loading, unloading ... Proficient operating basic equipment (mower, tractor, boat, etc.)Some mechanical background ...
BILINGUAL (Fluent English & Spanish) Janitor needed - $15.00 an hour!!
Nov 18
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Express Employment Professionals
Express Employment Professionals is seeking a Janitor/Custodian/Elevator Operator for one of our clients in the downtown area of Los Angeles!! **This is a high rise building - 14 floors** We will ...

The average pay for an Elevator Operator is $22,277 a year and $11 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Elevator Operator is between $17,972 and $25,518. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Elevator Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Seibert Equity Cooperative is looking for a grain elevator operator at our Seibert location. This person will report to the General Manager of the coop and will work directly with customers and other ...
Grain Elevator Operator II/Truck Driver (Casual)
Sep 25
Richvale, CA, USA
Lundberg Family Farms
Job DetailsDescriptionPurpose and Key Results of the PositionThe Grain Elevator Operator II/Truck Driver is trained and capable of running and working with all equipment used in Class 1 Facilities of ...
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