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Locomotive Crane Operator Salary
in New York, New York

$61,660 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,184

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 26, 2020

The average pay for a Locomotive Crane Operator is $61,660 a year and $30 an hour in New York, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Locomotive Crane Operator is between $45,164 and $75,399. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Locomotive Crane Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, New York.

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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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates crane that travels on railroad tracks to lift and move objects: starts gasoline or diesel engine.
  • Pushes pedals and pulls levers to move, control speed, and stop crane, turn crane boom, and raise or lower cables attached to load.
  • Inspects and compares weight of load with lifting capacity of crane to ensure against overloading crane.
  • Moves controls to move and position load by sight or at direction of laborer, hoisting.
  • Inspects cables and grappling devices for wear.
  • May install or replace cables.
  • May perform maintenance tasks, such as oiling machine.
  • May direct helpers engaged in placing blocking and outrigging under crane when lifting loads.
  • May operate crane in which hoisting mechanism is pneumatically powered.
  • May be designated by type of power unit as diesel-locomotive-crane operator; electric-locomotive-crane operator; gasoline-locomotive-crane operator.
Locomotive Crane Operator Job Prevalence in New York, New York, United States

Job family: Crane and Tower Operators

Job family population: 44,410

Estimated population of Locomotive Crane Operator jobs: 1,792

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$71,481
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: New York City (NYC), also known as the City of New York or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2018 population of 8,398,748 distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles (784 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and one of the world's most populous megacities, with an estimated 19,979,477 people in its 2018 Metropolitan Statistical Area...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Locomotive Crane Operator is $61,660 a year and $30 an hour in New York, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Locomotive Crane Operator is between $45,164 and $75,399. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Locomotive Crane Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, New York.

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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