Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operator Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

The salary statistics of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operator salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,450
25th Percentile Wage
$28,010
50th Percentile Wage
$32,660
75th Percentile Wage
$37,380
90th Percentile Wage
$56,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in the industry sector of wholesale trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators is $56,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators is $25,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201632,6607.01%16.47%
201430,3703.59%-
201329,2806.83%-
201227,280--

Compare Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operator Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in two industries in the wholesale trade sector are shown below. For detailed paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$32,660
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$32,660

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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