Construction Equipment Operator Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Construction Equipment Operators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,190
25th Percentile Wage
$30,210
50th Percentile Wage
$36,350
75th Percentile Wage
$43,920
90th Percentile Wage
$52,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction equipment operators in the industry sector of retail 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) construction equipment operators is $52,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction equipment operators is $27,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of construction equipment operators in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,350
-17.17% 3.30%
2016
$42,590
-2.25% -
2015
$43,550
19.29% -
2012
$35,150
- -

Compare Construction Equipment Operator Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of construction equipment operators in five industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for construction equipment operator occupations is the lawn and garden equipment and supplies stores industry with an annual salary $53,270. The lowest paying industry is the building material and supplies dealers industry (annual salary $37,580). For detailed construction equipment operator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$53,270
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$45,060
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$45,060
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$38,150
Building Material and Supplies Dealers
$37,580

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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