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Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operator Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of paving, surfacing, and tamping 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 paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operator salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,150
25th Percentile Wage
$24,860
50th Percentile Wage
$28,580
75th Percentile Wage
$37,530
90th Percentile Wage
$48,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paving, surfacing, and tamping 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) paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators is $48,400. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $28,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators is $22,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping 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
$28,580
-5.53% 3.92%
2016
$30,160
-7.89% -
2015
$32,540
-8.67% -
2014
$35,360
4.50% -
2013
$33,770
18.69% -
2012
$27,460
- -

Compare Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operator Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in seven 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 paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operator occupations is the facilities support services industry with an annual salary $37,020. The lowest paying industry is the temporary help services industry (annual salary $27,200). For detailed paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Facilities Support Services
$37,020
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$33,370
Administrative and Support Services
$28,580
Employment Services
$28,420
Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$28,110
Landscaping Services
$27,720
Temporary Help Services
$27,200

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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