The annual and hourly salary statistics of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$25,120|
|25th Percentile Wage||$29,850|
|50th Percentile Wage||$36,170|
|75th Percentile Wage||$43,990|
|90th Percentile Wage||$53,480|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $53,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $25,120.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $36,170 in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater is in the middle of salary range for operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in state of Florida. In comparison, the annual salary of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators in Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater is 15.4 percent (15.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach and 17.6 percent (17.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach|| |
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach|| |
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin|| |
|North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota|| |
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|Naples-Marco Island|| |
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers|| |
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach|| |
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville|| |
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|South Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Punta Gorda|| |
|Port St Lucie|| |
|Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent|| |
|Sebastian-Vero Beach|| |
|Lakeland-Winter Haven|| |
|Palm Coast|| |
|Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |