Information About Hoist And Winch Operators

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Training

Hoist and winch operators need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Hoist and winch operators
Training for Hoist And Winch Operators
Percent
Less than High School 15.4
High School 48.5
Some College 27.1
Associates Degree 3.3
Bachelors Degree 3.7
Masters Degree 2.1
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment

Represents about 2,000 people in the United States- 1.5% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 less hoist and winch operators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 0 more.


Hourly Income

On average, hoist and winch operators make $22.40 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Hoist and winch operators $12.50 $15.20 $19.90 $30.00 $36.70
Transportation and material moving occupations $8.52 $10.00 $13.80 $19.20 $26.30
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, hoist and winch operators make $46,590 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Hoist and winch operators $26,130 $31,650 $41,560 $62,430 $76,480
Transportation and material moving occupations $17,730 $20,860 $28,760 $39,990 $54,860
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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