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Construction Equipment Operator Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of construction equipment operators in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare construction equipment operator salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Construction Equipment Operators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,790
25th Percentile Wage
$34,130
50th Percentile Wage
$43,400
75th Percentile Wage
$56,890
90th Percentile Wage
$71,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction equipment operators in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. 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 $71,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid construction equipment operators is $27,790.

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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$43,400
6.01% 9.56%
2016
$40,790
0.10% -
2015
$40,750
-1.25% -
2014
$41,260
-1.09% -
2013
$41,710
5.90% -
2012
$39,250
- -

Compare Construction Equipment Operator Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of construction equipment operators in twelve industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services 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 facilities support services industry with an annual salary $52,790. The lowest paying industry is the temporary help services industry (annual salary $36,070). For detailed construction equipment operator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Facilities Support Services
$52,790
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$49,840
Landscaping Services
$48,750
Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$47,000
Office Administrative Services
$45,980
Other Support Services
$45,700
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$45,010
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$44,240
Waste Collection
$41,070
Administrative and Support Services
$40,990
Employment Services
$37,010
Temporary Help Services
$36,070

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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