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Crane Operator Salary

$21,500 - $26,999
5% of jobs
$27,000 - $32,499
17% of jobs
$33,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$32,500 - $37,999
10% of jobs
$38,000 - $43,499
12% of jobs
$43,500 - $48,999
9% of jobs
The average salary is $50,464 a year
$49,000 - $54,499
14% of jobs
$58,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$54,500 - $59,999
10% of jobs
$60,000 - $65,499
8% of jobs
$65,500 - $70,999
5% of jobs
$71,000 - $76,499
3% of jobs
$76,500 - $82,000
1% of jobs

National Average

$21,500 $50,464/year $82,000
Crane Operator Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$50,464
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$51,157

As of May 23, 2020, the average annual pay for a Crane Operator in the United States is $50,464 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $82,000 and as low as $21,500, the majority of Crane Operator salaries currently range between $33,500 (25th percentile) to $58,500 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Crane Operator varies little (about $25,000), which suggests that regardless of location, there are not many opportunities for increased pay or advancement, even with several years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Crane Operator job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working as a Crane Operator in your area are making on average $51,157 per year or $693 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $50,464. Virginia ranks number 18 out of 50 states nationwide for Crane Operator salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Crane Operator jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Average Crane Operator Salary Across the U.S.

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $33,500 $50,464 $58,500
Monthly Salary $2,792 $4,205 $4,875
Weekly Salary $644 $970 $1,125
Hourly Salary $16 $24 $28

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