Career and Job Search Guide

Crane and Tower Operator and Tender Salary and Wage Information

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage $13.10 $20.21 $34.00
  Annual Wage $26,500 $50,000 $69,700
  • "10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

 Career Description
Crane and Tower Operators Operate mechanical boom and cable or tower and cable equipment to lift and move machines, materials or products in many directions. These professionals do not include "Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators".