Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operator Salary Information in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama

The annual and hourly salary statistics of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Northwest 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 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,890
25th Percentile Wage
$22,890
50th Percentile Wage
$26,590
75th Percentile Wage
$30,290
90th Percentile Wage
$36,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Northwest 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 $36,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $20,890.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.03
25th Percentile Wage
$11.00
50th Percentile Wage
$12.78
75th Percentile Wage
$14.56
90th Percentile Wage
$17.37

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $17.37. The median hourly salary is $12.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.03.

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
201526,590-3.69%-25.20%
201427,570-17.23%-
201332,320-3.00%-
201233,290--

Table 3. Compare Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operator Salary in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with Other Alabama Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $26,590, Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in state of Alabama, following city of Birmingham-Hoover (median annual salary of $56,460). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area is about 52.9 percent (52.9%) lower than that of the highest paying city Birmingham-Hoover.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Birmingham-Hoover
$56,460
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$34,890
Mobile
$33,250
Montgomery
$30,530
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$29,210
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$27,890
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$26,590

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