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Overhead Crane Operator Salary
in Delaware, United States

$59,460 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Overhead Crane Operator is $59,460 a year and $29 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for an Overhead Crane Operator is between $43,311 and $72,891. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Overhead Crane Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates traveling or stationary overhead crane (cab- or ground-controlled) to lift, move, and position loads, such as machinery, equipment, products, and solid or bulk materials, using hoisting attachments, such as hook, sling, electromagnet, or bucket.
  • Observes load hookup and ascertains safety of load.
  • Manipulates or depresses crane controls, such as pedals, levers, and buttons, to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal, or signal instructions.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Overhead Crane Operator Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Crane Operator/ Outside Yard
Dec 5
New Castle, DE, USA
Bushwick Metals LLC
To operate overhead crane to load or unload material in a safe and expedient manner. Responsibilities: Operate overhead crane Perform daily safety check of equipment Obey all safety rules Operate ...