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Tow Truck Operator Salary
in Dayton, Ohio

$42,488 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$1,020

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 27, 2020

The average pay for a Tow Truck Operator is $42,488 a year and $20 an hour in Dayton, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Tow Truck Operator is between $31,553 and $51,566. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Tow Truck Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dayton, Ohio.

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:
  • Drives tow truck to move motor vehicles damaged by accident, stalled, or ticketed by police for traffic violation.
  • Receives call or is dispatched to location by repair garage, automobile association, or police department by radio or telephone.
  • Attaches anti-sway bar to vehicle by means of cable, chains, or other grappling devices, and hoists one end of vehicle, using hand or powered winch, then tows vehicle to repair garage or to police department's impounding area.
  • Requires a commercial driver's license.
Tow Truck Operator Job Prevalence in Dayton, Ohio, United States

Job family: Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

Job family population: 1,800,330

Estimated population of Tow Truck Operator jobs: 75,866

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$49,255
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: Dayton () is the sixth-largest city in the state of Ohio and the county seat of Montgomery County. A small part of the city extends into Greene County. The 2018 U.S. census estimate put the city population at 140,640, while Greater Dayton was estimated to be at 803,416 residents. This makes Dayton the fourth-largest metropolitan area in Ohio and 63rd in the United States. Dayton is within Ohio's Miami Valley region, just north of Greater Cincinnati. Ohio's borders are within 500 miles (800 km) of roughly 60 percent of the country's population and manufacturing infrastructure, making the Dayton area a logistical centroid...

Tow Truck Operator Job Listings for Dayton, Ohio

Truck Load Out Operator
Nov 25
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Imerys
Truck Load Out Operator LOCATION: Cincinnati, OH JOB SUMMARY: The position is to load the trailers ... Physical ability to safely operator motorized vehicles (tow motor, forklift. railcar mover) IMERYS

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tow Truck Operator is $42,488 a year and $20 an hour in Dayton, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Tow Truck Operator is between $31,553 and $51,566. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Tow Truck Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dayton, Ohio.

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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Truck Load Out Operator
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Truck Load Out Operator LOCATION: Cincinnati, OH JOB SUMMARY: The position is to load the trailers ... Physical ability to safely operator motorized vehicles (tow motor, forklift. railcar mover) IMERYS
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