Crane and Tower Operator Salary Information in Reno-Sparks, Nevada

The annual and hourly salary statistics of crane and tower operators in Reno-Sparks, Nevada are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of crane and tower operators in Reno-Sparks is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Crane and Tower Operators in Reno-Sparks, Nevada

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,780
25th Percentile Wage
$63,980
50th Percentile Wage
$68,550
75th Percentile Wage
$73,130
90th Percentile Wage
$75,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for crane and tower operators in Reno-Sparks, Nevada in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $45,780.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.01
25th Percentile Wage
$30.76
50th Percentile Wage
$32.96
75th Percentile Wage
$35.15
90th Percentile Wage
$36.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for crane and tower operators in Reno-Sparks, Nevada. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.47. The median hourly salary is $32.96. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.01.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of crane and tower operators from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
201368,5501.84%1.84%
201267,290--

Table 3. Compare Crane and Tower Operator Salary in Reno-Sparks with Other Nevada Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $68,550, Reno-Sparks is the highest paying city for crane and tower operators in state of Nevada, followed by Las Vegas-Paradise (median annual salary $61,040). In comparison, the median annual salary of crane and tower operators in Reno-Sparks is 11.0 percent (11.0%) higher than that in Las Vegas-Paradise.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Reno-Sparks
$68,550
Las Vegas-Paradise
$61,040
Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area
$60,790

See also: Top paying jobs in Reno-Sparks, Nevada.