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 statistics 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [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
90th Percentile Wage
$68,120
75th Percentile Wage
$50,760
50th Percentile Wage
$41,050
25th Percentile Wage
$34,900
10th Percentile Wage
$29,160

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 $68,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,160.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$32.75
75th Percentile Wage
$24.41
50th Percentile Wage
$19.73
25th Percentile Wage
$16.78
10th Percentile Wage
$14.02

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 $32.75. The median hourly salary is $19.73. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.02.

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 $41,050 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 32.2 percent (32.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 18.4 percent (18.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Johnstown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$60,510
Philadelphia
$56,510
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$54,370
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$47,140
Pittsburgh
$46,750
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$43,930
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$43,890
York-Hanover
$43,630
Reading
$43,060
Lancaster
$42,690
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$41,050
Erie
$41,040
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$41,040
Williamsport
$40,940
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,220
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$39,360
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$38,520
Lebanon
$38,460
Altoona
$37,850
State College
$37,490
Johnstown
$33,480

Table 4. Comparison of Operating Engineer and Other Construction Equipment Operator Salary in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania, and the Nation

From Table 4, it is noted that the median annual salary of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is lower than the salary statistics of both state of Pennsylvania and the United States. Specifically, the median salary of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area ($41,050) is 6.8 percent (6.8%) lower than that in Pennsylvania ($44,040) and 5.7 percent (5.7%) lower than that in the United States ($43,510).

Region Median annual Salary
Pennsylvania
$44,040
USA
$43,510
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$41,050

Operating Engineer and Other Construction Equipment Operator Salary by State

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