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 data 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$30,180
25th Percentile Wage
$32,360
50th Percentile Wage
$38,640
75th Percentile Wage
$45,850
90th Percentile Wage
$50,710

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 $50,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $30,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.51
25th Percentile Wage
$15.56
50th Percentile Wage
$18.57
75th Percentile Wage
$22.04
90th Percentile Wage
$24.38

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.38. The median hourly salary is $18.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.51.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,640-1.79%11.46%
201539,330-4.37%-
201441,0500.93%-
201340,67015.88%-
201234,210--

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 $38,640 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 45.0 percent (45.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 4.8 percent (4.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnstown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$70,200
Philadelphia
$56,040
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$55,960
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$49,690
Pittsburgh
$47,350
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$46,370
York-Hanover
$45,910
Lancaster
$44,800
State College
$44,360
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$43,110
Erie
$42,970
Reading
$42,890
Lebanon
$42,510
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$42,510
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$42,290
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,220
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$39,170
Altoona
$38,820
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,640
Williamsport
$38,020
Johnstown
$36,800

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