Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operator Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators among Massachusetts cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,540
25th Percentile Wage
$42,850
50th Percentile Wage
$58,270
75th Percentile Wage
$83,120
90th Percentile Wage
$98,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,540.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,270
0.12% 14.98%
2016
$58,200
15.19% -
2015
$49,360
4.94% -
2014
$46,920
2.92% -
2013
$45,550
-8.76% -
2012
$49,540
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in state of Massachusetts ranges from $44,880 to $70,610. The highest paying area for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Massachusetts is Springfield with a median annual salary of $70,610. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Worcester (mean annual salary $67,430). The lowest paying area is Peabody with a median annual salary of $44,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$70,610
Worcester
$67,430
Barnstable Town
$66,100
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$54,760
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$52,050
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$50,320
Framingham
$46,100
Peabody
$44,880




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