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Construction Equipment Operator Salary in Sector of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

The salary statistics of construction equipment operators in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare construction equipment operator salaries in different industries within the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector.

Average Annual Salary of Construction Equipment Operators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,150
25th Percentile Wage
$34,220
50th Percentile Wage
$39,060
75th Percentile Wage
$49,070
90th Percentile Wage
$58,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction equipment operators in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) construction equipment operators is $58,900. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $39,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction equipment operators is $29,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of construction equipment operators in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201639,0604.66%5.30%
201537,240-3.52%-
201438,550-3.84%-
201340,0307.59%-
201236,990--

Compare Construction Equipment Operator Salary in Different Industries within the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Sector

The average salaries of construction equipment operators in two industries in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector are shown below. For detailed construction equipment operator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Forestry and Logging
$39,090
Logging
$39,090

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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