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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,740
25th Percentile Wage
$40,000
50th Percentile Wage
$55,070
75th Percentile Wage
$85,400
90th Percentile Wage
$98,840

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 $98,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,740. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 211% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of pile-driver operators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,07010.24%11.97%
201549,430-4.21%-
201451,5103.46%-
201349,7302.51%-
201248,480--

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 $56,860. The lowest paying sector is the mining sector (annual salary $37,300).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Construction
$56,860
Federal, State, and Local Government
$42,760
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 $35,080 to $88,600. The highest paying state for pile-driver operators is New Jersey with a median annual salary of $88,600. The lowest paying state is Mississippi with a median annual salary of $35,080. For more salary information of pile-driver operators profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New Jersey
$88,600
Massachusetts
$88,070
California
$87,000
Washington
$85,240
Oregon
$70,270
Alaska
$69,560
Wisconsin
$68,790
Pennsylvania
$68,110
Puerto Rico
$67,420
Ohio
$66,640
New York
$57,030
West Virginia
$53,740
District of Columbia
$52,330
Maryland
$50,770
Texas
$49,810
Florida
$47,220
Virginia
$45,150
Utah
$42,330
Oklahoma
$41,120
Louisiana
$40,240
South Carolina
$36,820
Tennessee
$35,620
Alabama
$35,560
North Carolina
$35,360
Mississippi
$35,080



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