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Crane Operator salary in Massachusetts

How much does a Crane Operator make in Massachusetts?

Average base salary

arrow up7%
above national average
$7,500per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a crane operator is $28.47 per hour in Massachusetts and $7,500 overtime per year.11 salaries reported, updated at July 27, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Massachusetts

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Crane Operators in Massachusetts

  1. Circle 8 Crane Services
    14 reviews5 salaries reported
    $52.38per hour
  2. $39.37per hour
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Highest paying cities for Crane Operators in Massachusetts

  1. Boston, MA
    $30.27 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $28.76 per hour
    14 salaries reported
  3. Portland, OR
    $27.59 per hour
    16 salaries reported
  1. Woburn, MA
    $27.57 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $27.06 per hour
    92 salaries reported
  3. North Reading, MA
    $26.59 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  1. Tewksbury, MA
    $26.45 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. Cleveland, OH
    $26.32 per hour
    14 salaries reported
  3. Tampa, FL
    $26.31 per hour
    33 salaries reported
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Where can a Crane Operator earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Crane Operators

Most recommended license

Crane Certification

earn +36.70% more

The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 4.60% since 2018. Crane Operators with this license earn +36.70% more than the average base salary, which is $28.47 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
2012843increase by 843
20132495increase by 195.97%
20144387increase by 75.83%
20152293decrease by 47.73%
20161792decrease by 21.85%
20171759decrease by 1.84%
20182415increase by 37.29%
20192304decrease by 4.60%

Top companies hiring Crane Operators on Indeed

MAS Building & Bridge, Inc
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Top schools offering Crane Certification


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Most common benefits for Crane Operators

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 2,727 ratings

59% of Crane Operators in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Massachusetts?

Boom Operator

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Average $55,254 per year

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