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Truck Crane Operator Salary

$53,140 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$1,052

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 29, 2020

The average pay for a Truck Crane Operator is $53,140 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Truck Crane Operator is between $38,869 and $65,034. 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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Job Summary

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.
Truck Crane Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Crane and Tower Operators

Job family population: 44,410

Estimated population of Truck Crane Operator jobs: 1,822

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$61,603
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or 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 328 million, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous...

Truck Crane Operator Job Listings for United States

Experienced Crane Operator - Boom Truck/Crane Truck
Dec 3
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Smiley Crane Service
-Experienced Boom Truck Operators Wanted- Compensation: Based on Experience Employment type: Full-time Smiley Crane Service, a division of Smiley Lifting Solutions is currently hiring Experienced Boom ...
Class A CDL Crane Operator/Driver Needed!
Jan 10
Louisville, KY, USA
Holland Roofing Group
Holland Roofing of Louisville is looking for a Class A CDL Crane Operator/Driver Responsibilities and Expectations: • Safely and effectively operate the flatbed truck and crane, taking into account ...
Overhead Crane Operator
Jan 21
Louisville, KY, USA
MISA Metal Processing
The Crane Operator controls an overhead crane to safely lift and move steel material to multiple ... load and unload trucks, and within areas of assignment Locate material based on production ...
Entry Level Crane Operator
Jan 27
Stockton, CA, USA
Balance Staffing - Stockton
Now hiring overhead crane operators for a well-established company in Stockton, CA. Candidates will ... trucks Requirements: Ability to work in a loud, fast-paced environment. Ability to lift 50-75 lbs ...
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 ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Truck Crane Operator is $53,140 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Truck Crane Operator is between $38,869 and $65,034. 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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