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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,430
25th Percentile Wage
$37,640
50th Percentile Wage
$46,830
75th Percentile Wage
$65,700
90th Percentile Wage
$76,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,430.

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
$46,830
4.29% 16.06%
2016
$44,820
9.39% -
2015
$40,610
-8.13% -
2014
$43,910
2.89% -
2013
$42,640
7.81% -
2012
$39,310
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in state of Ohio ranges from $37,750 to $65,050. The highest paying area for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Ohio is Akron with a median annual salary of $65,050. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor (mean annual salary $61,330). The lowest paying area is Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Akron
$65,050
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$61,330
Toledo
$49,410
Cincinnati-Middletown
$49,290
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$45,960
Columbus
$44,240
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$42,040
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$41,870
Canton-Massillon
$41,850
Dayton
$40,750
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$37,750




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