Crane & tower operators are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Crane & tower operators was $67,422 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Crane & tower operators by wage are Web developers, Mining machine operators, and Social & community service managers.
Crane & tower operators are part of the Transportation Occupations, along with Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists, Flight attendants, Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians, and 17 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Crane & tower operators are Livingston & St. Helena Parishes PUMA, LA, Minot City PUMA, ND, and Hammond & East Chicago Cities PUMA, IN. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Crane & tower operators are Hammond & East Chicago Cities PUMA, IN, Livingston & St. Helena Parishes PUMA, LA, and Gary City & Griffith Town PUMA, IN.