Training Requirements for Pile-driver Operators

Pile-driver operators need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Pile-driver operators
Percent
Less than High School 20.4
High School 51.9
Some College 19.4
Associates Degree 4.8
Bachelors Degree 3.0
Masters Degree 0.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment Outlook for Pile-driver Operators

This represents about 3,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more pile-driver operators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 1,000 more.

Typical Income for Pile-driver Operators

Hourly Income

On average,pile-driver operators make $29.68 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Pile-driver operators $15.26 $19.23 $26.48 $41.06 $47.52
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

Annual Salaries

On average, pile-driver operators make $61,740 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Pile-driver operators $31,740 $40,000 $55,070 $85,400 $98,840
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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