Operating Engineer and Other Construction Equipment Operator Salary Information in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

The annual and hourly salary statistics of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Portsmouth, New Hampshire are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Portsmouth is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,430
25th Percentile Wage
$37,310
50th Percentile Wage
$45,650
75th Percentile Wage
$53,490
90th Percentile Wage
$60,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $33,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,650
1.10% 1.10%
2016
$45,150
8.02% -
2015
$41,530
-8.72% -
2012
$45,150
- -

Table 3. Compare Operating Engineer and Other Construction Equipment Operator Salary in Portsmouth with Other New Hampshire Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $45,650 in Portsmouth is in the middle of salary range for operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in state of New Hampshire. In comparison, the annual salary of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Portsmouth is 29.5 percent (29.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford and 6.1 percent (6.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford
$64,730
Lawrence-Methuen-Salem
$57,470
Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury
$55,180
Rochester-Dover
$51,910
Nashua
$51,760
Manchester
$49,170
Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$47,640
Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$46,110
Portsmouth
$45,650
Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$44,010
Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$42,850



See also: Top paying jobs in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.