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Highest Paying Cities for Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

The top 100 highest paying cities for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $89,440, Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin is the highest paying city for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators. It is followed by New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA (average annual salary $88,410). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$89,440
60
2 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$88,410
1,150
3 Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, USA
$86,980
40
4 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$86,150
60
5 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$85,590
660
6 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$84,230
n/a
7 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$83,280
100
8 Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$82,790
70
9 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$78,090
100
10 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$78,020
50
11 Springfield, Massachusetts
$70,610
50
12 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$70,070
40
13 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$69,910
300
14 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$69,620
1,090
15 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$69,000
310
16 Redding, California
$68,950
50
17 Stockton, California
$68,770
80
18 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$67,960
60
19 Worcester, Massachusetts
$67,430
50
20 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$66,100
30
21 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$65,550
80
22 Akron, Ohio
$65,050
60
23 South Bend-Mishawaka, Michigan
$64,950
70
24 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$64,020
220
25 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$62,940
480
26 East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$62,810
50
27 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$62,770
160
28 Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$62,280
60
29 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$61,660
110
30 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$61,330
230
31 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$60,400
1,070
32 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$60,070
960
33 Lake Charles, Louisiana
$59,930
80
34 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$59,860
270
35 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$59,040
n/a
36 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$58,520
40
37 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$58,330
290
38 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$58,150
640
39 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$57,700
150
40 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$57,430
740
41 Kansas City, Missouri
$56,800
700
42 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$56,460
460
43 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$56,040
50
44 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$54,760
670
45 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$54,600
40
46 Fargo, North Dakota
$54,580
120
47 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$54,270
50
48 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$54,110
30
49 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$53,930
470
50 Modesto, California
$53,920
70
51 Wheeling, West Virginia
$53,540
40
52 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$53,370
260
53 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$53,270
2,000
54 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$52,920
490
55 Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$52,850
50
56 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$52,480
630
57 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$52,190
n/a
58 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$52,050
40
59 Honolulu, Hawaii
$52,030
230
60 Bismarck, North Dakota
$51,900
40
61 Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$51,780
40
62 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$51,590
60
63 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$51,280
170
64 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$51,260
100
65 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$51,010
1,680
66 Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$50,810
80
67 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$50,630
30
68 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$50,380
n/a
69 Grand Junction, Colorado
$50,330
40
70 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$50,320
320
71 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$50,010
100
72 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$49,990
150
73 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$49,950
40
74 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$49,950
110
75 Salinas, California
$49,940
40
76 Jefferson City, Missouri
$49,930
n/a
77 Danbury, Connecticut
$49,580
n/a
78 Toledo, Ohio
$49,410
110
79 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$49,290
310
80 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$49,110
110
81 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$48,730
270
82 Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$48,710
80
83 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$48,460
50
84 Urban Honolulu, USA
$48,440
n/a
85 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$48,300
480
86 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$48,060
40
87 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$48,010
120
88 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$47,840
130
89 Fresno, California
$47,820
160
90 Yakima, Washington
$47,690
30
91 Napa, California
$47,630
n/a
92 Reading, Pennsylvania
$47,580
150
93 Lawrence, Kansas
$47,560
70
94 Utica-Rome, New York
$47,550
60
95 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$47,550
250
96 Boulder, Colorado
$47,500
120
97 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$47,420
200
98 Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$47,410
150
99 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$47,390
60
100 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$47,280
570
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