Operating Engineer and Other Construction Equipment Operator Salary Information in Wyoming

The average annual and hourly salaries for operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in the state of Wyoming are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators among Wyoming metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators in Wyoming

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,880
25th Percentile Wage
$44,270
50th Percentile Wage
$56,060
75th Percentile Wage
$70,880
90th Percentile Wage
$78,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Wyoming in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,880.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.73
25th Percentile Wage
$21.28
50th Percentile Wage
$26.95
75th Percentile Wage
$34.08
90th Percentile Wage
$37.68

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Wyoming in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.68. The median hourly salary is $26.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.73.

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
201656,0602.68%18.02%
201554,5602.99%-
201452,93011.35%-
201346,9202.05%-
201245,960--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators in Wyoming Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in some Wyoming cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in state of Wyoming ranges from $42,410 to $68,270. The highest paying area for operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Wyoming is Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $68,270. The second highest paying city/area in Wyoming State is Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $54,800). The lowest paying area is Cheyenne with a median annual salary of $42,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$68,270
Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$54,800
Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$52,350
Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$46,400
Casper
$44,980
Cheyenne
$42,410


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