What is the average salary for a Crane Operator?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Crane Operator is $51,620. Salaries start from $29,170 and go up to $79,360. Please note that the average salary for a Crane Operator may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Crane Operators in United States earn:

$79,360
Senior

The top 25% of Crane Operators in United States earn:

$63,260
Experienced

The middle 50% of Crane Operators in United States earn:

$48,630
Junior

The bottom 25% of Crane Operators in United States earn:

$37,410
Starting

The bottom 10% of Crane Operators in United States earn:

$29,170

Historical salary

Crane Operator salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Crane Operator Salary in Hawaii 73,980 1
Crane Operator Salary in Nevada 73,640 2
Crane Operator Salary in Washington 72,360 3
Crane Operator Salary in Montana 72,230 4
Crane Operator Salary in Alaska 67,980 5
Crane Operator Salary in California 67,810 6
Crane Operator Salary in Illinois 67,330 7
Crane Operator Salary in Wyoming 66,550 8
Crane Operator Salary in New Jersey 60,540 9
Crane Operator Salary in Oregon 60,230 10
Crane Operator Salary in Maryland 59,580 11
Crane Operator Salary in Massachusetts 58,970 12
Crane Operator Salary in Connecticut 58,370 13
Crane Operator Salary in Indiana 57,290 14
Crane Operator Salary in New Mexico 56,470 15
Crane Operator Salary in New York 55,570 16
Crane Operator Salary in Colorado 55,380 17
Crane Operator Salary in Minnesota 55,130 18
Crane Operator Salary in South Carolina 54,830 19
Crane Operator Salary in North Dakota 54,190 20
Crane Operator Salary in Missouri 52,090 21
Crane Operator Salary in United States 51,620 22
Crane Operator Salary in Pennsylvania 51,260 23
Crane Operator Salary in Louisiana 50,270 24
Crane Operator Salary in Virginia 50,070 25
Crane Operator Salary in Iowa 49,590 26
Crane Operator Salary in Oklahoma 48,200 27
Crane Operator Salary in Texas 48,090 28
Crane Operator Salary in Idaho 47,820 29
Crane Operator Salary in Vermont 47,640 30
Crane Operator Salary in Kansas 47,330 31
Crane Operator Salary in Maine 47,300 32
Crane Operator Salary in District of Columbia 47,100 33
Crane Operator Salary in Florida 46,620 34
Crane Operator Salary in New Hampshire 46,610 35
Crane Operator Salary in South Dakota 45,140 36
Crane Operator Salary in Utah 44,960 37
Crane Operator Salary in Wisconsin 44,850 38
Crane Operator Salary in Arizona 44,680 39
Crane Operator Salary in Michigan 44,420 40
Crane Operator Salary in Alabama 43,910 41
Crane Operator Salary in Kentucky 42,850 42
Crane Operator Salary in North Carolina 42,400 43
Crane Operator Salary in Tennessee 42,010 44
Crane Operator Salary in Guam 41,890 45
Crane Operator Salary in Delaware 41,290 46
Crane Operator Salary in Rhode Island 40,900 47
Crane Operator Salary in Georgia 40,850 48
Crane Operator Salary in Ohio 40,790 49
Crane Operator Salary in Mississippi 40,440 50
Crane Operator Salary in Nebraska 38,930 51
Crane Operator Salary in Arkansas 37,480 52
Crane Operator Salary in West Virginia 31,730 53
Crane Operator Salary in Puerto Rico 31,240 54

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics