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Mobile Crane Operator Salary

$53,149 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$1,052

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Mobile Crane Operator is $53,149 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Mobile Crane Operator is between $38,876 and $65,046. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Mobile Crane 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 gasoline- or diesel-powered crane mounted on specially constructed truck chassis to lift and move materials and objects.
  • Drives truck to work site and leads activities of laborers, hoisting in placing blocks and outriggers to prevent capsizing when lifting heavy loads.
  • Starts crane engine.
  • Moves levers and pedals to rotate crane on chassis, to raise and lower crane boom, and to raise and lower load line.
Mobile Crane Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Crane and Tower Operators

Job family population: 44,410

Estimated population of Mobile Crane Operator jobs: 1,822

Rate of error: 2.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$61,614
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Mobile Crane Operator Job Listings for United States

Certified Crane Operator - Structures Division
Nov 16
Raleigh, United States
S.T. Wooten Corporation
Operate mobile cranes, excavators, and backhoes for bridge construction. Operator will be ... Crane Operator 1.) Operate cranes and other heavy equipment in an efficient manner while ...
Crane Operator Apprenticeship Opportunity
Nov 12
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Smiley Lifting Solutions
... window for our Crane Operator Apprenticeship Program. This program offers paid training ... With our lineup of Boom Trucks, SPYDERCRANE Mini-Crawlers, MAVLift Mobile Glass Lifts, Marine ...
Derick Barge Superintendent, Deck Foreman, Leadermen, rigger, Crane Operator Welding Foreman, Welde,
Nov 30
Amelia, LA, USA
Shoe Offshore Sevices
Shore Offshore Services,LLC is now accepting resumes for the following personnel: • Derrick Barge Deck Foreman • Leadermen • Rigger • Derrick Crane Operator • Tower Operator • Welding ...
Crane Operator
Nov 27
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Walker Crane, LLC
Boom Truck operator, working 26 ton boom truck. Driving is a big part of this job. Our boom truck ... Need safe driving record, CDL, as well as crane certification from NCCCO for fixed boom. Family ...
Crane Operator
Nov 19
Freeland, WA, USA
NSC Technologies
Crane Operator Job Description: NSC MARINE has an immediate opening for Crane Operator in Freeland WA. Crane Operators must have the ability to understand directions and follow instructions

The average pay for a Mobile Crane Operator is $53,149 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Mobile Crane Operator is between $38,876 and $65,046. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Mobile Crane 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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Certified Crane Operator - Structures Division
Nov 16
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Operate mobile cranes, excavators, and backhoes for bridge construction. Operator will be ... Crane Operator 1.) Operate cranes and other heavy equipment in an efficient manner while ...
Crane Operator Apprenticeship Opportunity
Nov 12
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Smiley Lifting Solutions
... window for our Crane Operator Apprenticeship Program. This program offers paid training ... With our lineup of Boom Trucks, SPYDERCRANE Mini-Crawlers, MAVLift Mobile Glass Lifts, Marine ...
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