Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Crane and Tower Operators (53-7021)

Operate mechanical boom and cable or tower and cable equipment to lift and move materials, machines, or products in many directions. Excludes Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators (53-7032).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 81 87 7.41 3 7 11
United States 46800 49100 0.0 1500 4100 5800
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 30.77 16.43 21.28 28.71 36.63 46.07
Alaska 34.37 21.33 28.65 35.32 41.53 47.73
Balance of State 34.86 19.50 30.29 36.22 42.26 48.02

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.