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Estimated employment660
Mean wage$34.89
Entry wage$20.90
10th percentile wage$19.52
50th percentile wage$33.70
90th percentile wage$56.89
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Public Administration609.0%
Professional and Business Services202.7%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Professional and Business Services2033.29
Public Administration6026.88
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators (47-2073)
Operate one or several types of power construction equipment, such as motor graders, bulldozers, scrapers, compressors, pumps, derricks, shovels, tractors, or front-end loaders to excavate, move, and grade earth, erect structures, or pour concrete or other hard surface pavement. May repair and maintain equipment in addition to other duties. Exclude "Crane and Tower Operators" (53-7021) and equipment operators who work in extraction or other non-construction industries.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$33.70 $27.46  $6.24
2016$32.44+3.9%$26.43 +3.9%$6.01
2015$31.91+1.7%$26.00 +1.7%$5.91
2014$31.22+2.2%$25.44 +2.2%$5.78
2013$30.75+1.5%$25.06 +1.5%$5.69
2012$30.49+.9%$24.84 +.9%$5.64
2011$30.04+1.5%$24.48 +1.5%$5.56
2010$29.69+1.2%$24.20 +1.2%$5.50
2009$29.38+1.1%$23.94 +1.1%$5.44
2008$28.40+3.4%$23.14 +3.4%$5.26
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$33.70 $21.56  $12.14
2016$32.44+3.9%$20.87 +3.3%$11.56
2015$31.91+1.7%$20.43 +2.1%$11.47
2014$31.22+2.2%$20.00 +2.2%$11.23
2013$30.75+1.5%$19.59 +2.1%$11.16
2012$30.49+.9%$19.26 +1.7%$11.23
2011$30.04+1.5%$18.96 +1.6%$11.08
2010$29.69+1.2%$18.64 +1.7%$11.06
2009$29.38+1.1%$18.38 +1.4%$10.99
2008$28.40+3.4%$17.91 +2.6%$10.49
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$33.70660
Norwich-New London$27.59240
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$33.70660
Norwich-New London$27.59240
Waterbury $23.72170
Wages in other areas
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