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Construction Equipment Operator Salary in Sector of Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

The salary statistics of construction equipment operators in the industry sector of real estate and rental and leasing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare construction equipment operator salaries in different industries within the real estate and rental and leasing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Construction Equipment Operators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,990
25th Percentile Wage
$36,280
50th Percentile Wage
$44,990
75th Percentile Wage
$56,550
90th Percentile Wage
$68,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction equipment operators in the industry sector of real estate and rental and leasing. 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 $68,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction equipment operators is $30,990.

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 real estate and rental and leasing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,9901.11%11.80%
201544,4907.35%-
201441,2201.41%-
201340,6402.36%-
201239,680--

Compare Construction Equipment Operator Salary in Different Industries within the Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Sector

The average salaries of construction equipment operators in four industries in the real estate and rental and leasing 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 real estate industry with an annual salary $50,330. The lowest paying industry is the lessors of real estate industry (annual salary $41,110). For detailed construction equipment operator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Real Estate
$50,330
Rental and Leasing Services
$41,750
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
$41,560
Lessors of Real Estate
$41,110

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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