Operating Engineer and Other Construction Equipment Operator Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare operating engineer and other construction equipment operator salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,710
25th Percentile Wage
$41,870
50th Percentile Wage
$45,600
75th Percentile Wage
$49,330
90th Percentile Wage
$51,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) operating engineers and other construction equipment operators is $51,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid operating engineers and other construction equipment operators is $34,710.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,6006.82%21.58%
201542,4908.94%-
201438,6908.58%-
201335,370-1.10%-
201235,760--

Compare Operating Engineer and Other Construction Equipment Operator Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in two industries in the information sector are shown below. For detailed operating engineer and other construction equipment operator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Telecommunications
$45,640
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$45,540

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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