Operating Engineer and Other Construction Equipment Operator Salary Information in Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama

The annual and hourly salary statistics of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators in Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,660
25th Percentile Wage
$25,390
50th Percentile Wage
$30,590
75th Percentile Wage
$37,320
90th Percentile Wage
$47,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $47,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $21,660.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.41
25th Percentile Wage
$12.21
50th Percentile Wage
$14.71
75th Percentile Wage
$17.94
90th Percentile Wage
$22.62

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $22.62. The median hourly salary is $14.71. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.41.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201630,5900.65%-4.28%
201530,390-9.08%-
201433,1500.78%-
201332,8903.01%-
201231,900--

Table 3. Compare Operating Engineer and Other Construction Equipment Operator Salary in Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with Other Alabama Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $30,590, Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in state of Alabama, following city of Huntsville (median annual salary of $41,190). In comparison, the median annual salary of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area is 25.7 percent (25.7%) lower than that in the highest paying city Huntsville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$41,190
Birmingham-Hoover
$39,210
Mobile
$38,130
Decatur
$37,570
Tuscaloosa
$37,310
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$36,150
Gadsden
$33,880
Montgomery
$33,820
Dothan
$33,310
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$32,810
Anniston-Oxford
$31,700
Auburn-Opelika
$31,270
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$31,220
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$30,940
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$30,590

See also: Top paying jobs in Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama.