Operating Engineer and Other Construction Equipment Operator Salary Information in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 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 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,870
25th Percentile Wage
$32,780
50th Percentile Wage
$39,800
75th Percentile Wage
$46,650
90th Percentile Wage
$51,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $30,870.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$39,800
2.91% 14.05%
2016
$38,640
-1.79% -
2015
$39,330
-4.37% -
2014
$41,050
0.93% -
2013
$40,670
15.88% -
2012
$34,210
- -

Table 3. Compare Operating Engineer and Other Construction Equipment Operator Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $39,800 in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 43.3 percent (43.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 7.1 percent (7.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnstown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$70,140
Philadelphia
$59,510
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$58,640
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$57,070
Pittsburgh
$48,870
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$48,490
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$47,420
York-Hanover
$46,670
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$45,780
Lancaster
$45,600
Lebanon
$44,760
Reading
$44,620
State College
$44,410
Erie
$43,480
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$42,810
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,220
Altoona
$40,060
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$39,800
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$39,190
Williamsport
$38,570
Johnstown
$36,970



See also: Top paying jobs in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania.