The salary statistics of conveyor operators and tenders are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of conveyor operators and tenders within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The conveyor operators and tenders annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for conveyor operators and tenders. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) conveyor operators and tenders is $52,450. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,660. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 142% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
|Year||Average Annual Salary||Growth (%)|
Table 2 shows the salary trend for conveyor operators and tenders from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 6.66%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 3.28%. We also note that the average annual wage had a small growth of 0.99% in 2012 and a very small growth of 0.17% in 2011.
|Conveyor Operators and Tenders|| |
|Crane and Tower Operators|| |
|Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators|| |
|Dredge Operators|| |
|Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators|| |
|Underground Mining Loading Machine Operators|| |
|Hoist and Winch Operators|| |
The average salaries of conveyor operators and tenders in 12 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for conveyor operators and tenders occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $55,820. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $23,240).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only conveyor operators and tenders salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of conveyor operators and tenders in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $19,040 to $57,410. The highest paying state for conveyor operators and tenders is Wyoming with a median annual salary of $57,410. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $19,040. For more salary information of conveyor operators and tenders profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|West Virginia|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New York|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |