Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operator Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators among Alaska cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,860
25th Percentile Wage
$46,820
50th Percentile Wage
$79,160
75th Percentile Wage
$90,050
90th Percentile Wage
$96,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,860.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.72
25th Percentile Wage
$22.51
50th Percentile Wage
$38.06
75th Percentile Wage
$43.29
90th Percentile Wage
$46.21

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.21. The median hourly salary is $38.06. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.72.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201579,16051.84%51.84%
201238,120--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators in Alaska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in state of Alaska ranges from $33,260 to $50,380. The highest paying area for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Alaska is Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,380. The lowest paying area is Anchorage with a median annual salary of $33,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$50,380
Anchorage
$33,260


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