Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operator Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators amongst New York areas 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 New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,540
25th Percentile Wage
$35,910
50th Percentile Wage
$56,210
75th Percentile Wage
$95,580
90th Percentile Wage
$115,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $115,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,540.

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
$56,210
-16.65% -9.00%
2016
$65,570
12.08% -
2015
$57,650
11.08% -
2014
$51,260
-10.52% -
2013
$56,650
-8.16% -
2012
$61,270
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in state of New York ranges from $23,840 to $86,150. The highest paying area for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in New York is Central New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $86,150. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-White Plains-Wayne (mean annual salary $69,620). The lowest paying area is Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$86,150
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$69,620
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$62,770
Nassau-Suffolk
$56,460
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$53,270
Utica-Rome
$47,550
Rochester
$46,720
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$45,970
Syracuse
$39,840
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$36,720
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$35,540
Kingston
$33,470
Binghamton
$33,130
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$32,870
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$23,840




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