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Pile-Driver Operator Salary Information

The salary statistics of pile-driver operators are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of pile-driver operators within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The pile-driver operators annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Pile-Driver Operator Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,700
25th Percentile Wage
$41,940
50th Percentile Wage
$57,650
75th Percentile Wage
$87,180
90th Percentile Wage
$100,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for pile-driver operators. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) pile-driver operators is $100,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,700. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 208% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of pile-driver operators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,650
4.48% 15.91%
2016
$55,070
10.24% -
2015
$49,430
-4.21% -
2014
$51,510
3.46% -
2013
$49,730
2.51% -
2012
$48,480
- -

Table 2. Pile-Driver Operator Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of pile-driver operators in 3 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for pile-driver operators occupations is the construction sector with an annual salary $59,100. The lowest paying sector is the mining sector (annual salary $37,300).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Construction
$59,100
Federal, State, and Local Government
$43,530
Mining
$37,300

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Pile-Driver Operators by States

From the above tables we note that not only pile-driver operators 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 pile-driver operators in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $29,580 to $91,420. The highest paying state for pile-driver operators is Massachusetts with a median annual salary of $91,420. The lowest paying state is Kentucky with a median annual salary of $29,580. For more salary information of pile-driver operators profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Massachusetts
$91,420
California
$89,970
Illinois
$88,040
Washington
$87,210
New York
$83,210
New Jersey
$78,570
Minnesota
$74,060
Michigan
$71,980
Alaska
$69,560
Pennsylvania
$69,110
Wisconsin
$68,790
Missouri
$67,980
Puerto Rico
$67,420
Ohio
$66,640
Rhode Island
$66,390
Oregon
$56,180
West Virginia
$53,740
District of Columbia
$52,330
Texas
$51,920
Maryland
$49,330
Maine
$48,540
Virginia
$46,150
Florida
$45,380
Louisiana
$43,220
Utah
$42,330
Colorado
$41,870
Oklahoma
$41,120
North Carolina
$38,530
South Carolina
$36,440
Tennessee
$35,620
Alabama
$35,560
Mississippi
$35,080
Kentucky
$29,580



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