Pile-Driver Operator Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of pile-driver operators in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare pile-driver operator salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Pile-Driver Operators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,410
25th Percentile Wage
$40,720
50th Percentile Wage
$56,860
75th Percentile Wage
$86,030
90th Percentile Wage
$99,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pile-driver operators in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) pile-driver operators is $99,160. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid pile-driver operators is $32,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of pile-driver operators in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,86012.75%14.03%
201549,610-5.58%-
201452,3803.26%-
201350,6703.53%-
201248,880--

Compare Pile-Driver Operator Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of pile-driver operators in ten industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for pile-driver operator occupations is the poured concrete foundation and structure contractors industry with an annual salary $74,020. The lowest paying industry is the other specialty trade contractors industry (annual salary $49,040). For detailed pile-driver operator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$74,020
Construction of Buildings
$66,460
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$63,210
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$58,900
Nonresidential Building Construction
$56,440
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$55,930
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$53,980
Utility System Construction
$49,750
Specialty Trade Contractors
$49,190
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$49,040

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



Related:

Highest paying cities for pile-driver operators

Highest paying industries for pile-driver operators.