Paving, Surfacing, And Tamping Equipment Operators

What Are The Training Requirements for Paving, Surfacing, And Tamping Equipment Operators?

Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators
Typical education of Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators
Percent
Less than High School 30.6
High School 55.5
Some College 11.2
Associates Degree 2.1
Bachelors Degree 0.6
Masters Degree 0.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

What Is the Employment Outlook for Paving, Surfacing, And Tamping Equipment Operators?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 5,000 more paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 19,000 more.

This career includes 57,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Paving, Surfacing, And Tamping Equipment Operators Make?

On average, paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators make $21.06 per hour or $43,800 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Paving, Surfacing, And Tamping Equipment Operators?

Hourly income for Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators $12.57 $15.18 $18.74 $24.57 $33.79
Construction and extraction occupations $12.44 $15.68 $20.96 $29.17 $38.85
Construction trades workers $12.42 $15.53 $20.34 $28.31 $37.86
Construction equipment operators $13.96 $16.91 $21.65 $29.14 $38.32
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Paving, Surfacing, And Tamping Equipment Operators?

Annual salary for Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators $26,150 $31,560 $38,970 $51,100 $70,270
Construction and extraction occupations $25,880 $32,610 $43,610 $60,670 $80,820
Construction trades workers $25,840 $32,290 $42,310 $58,890 $78,750
Construction equipment operators $29,030 $35,170 $45,040 $60,610 $79,700
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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