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 statistics 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$26,590
-3.69% -25.20%
2014
$27,570
-17.23% -
2013
$32,320
-3.00% -
2012
$33,290
- -

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 the median annual salary of $26,590 in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in state of Alabama. In comparison, the annual salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area is 46.8 percent (46.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Birmingham-Hoover and 16.1 percent (16.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Gadsden.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Birmingham-Hoover
$49,990
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$37,080
Montgomery
$33,240
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$32,870
Mobile
$31,700
Decatur
$31,430
Huntsville
$31,360
Auburn-Opelika
$29,840
Tuscaloosa
$29,590
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$29,210
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$27,830
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$26,590
Gadsden
$22,300



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