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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,200
25th Percentile Wage
$47,500
50th Percentile Wage
$61,800
75th Percentile Wage
$74,210
90th Percentile Wage
$81,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,200.

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
$61,800
1.10% 29.45%
2016
$61,120
22.95% -
2015
$47,090
1.15% -
2014
$46,550
5.07% -
2013
$44,190
1.34% -
2012
$43,600
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators in Oregon Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in state of Oregon ranges from $42,690 to $46,150. The highest paying area for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Oregon is Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,150. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Salem (mean annual salary $43,530). The lowest paying area is North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$46,150
Salem
$43,530
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$43,430
Eugene-Springfield
$43,380
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$42,690




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