SOC Code 53-7021 - Crane and Tower Operators

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Operate mechanical boom and cable or tower and cable equipment to lift and move materials, machines, or products in many directions.


SOC Code 53-7021 - Crane and Tower Operators is a a final level code of the “Transportation and Material Moving Occupations” Major Occupation Category. There are 45,480 total employees classified in this occupation in the USA, with an average Hourly Wage of $29.10 and average Annual Wage of $60,530.


Occupation Examples

  • Boom Crane Operator
  • Bridge Crane Operator
  • Cherry Picker Operator
  • Coal Tower Operator
  • Electric Crane Operator
  • Erecting Crane Operator
  • Monorail Crane Operator
  • Overhead Crane Operator
  • Port Crane Operator
  • Radio Control Crane Operator
  • Scrap Crane Operator
  • Tower Loader Operator
  • Woodyard Crane Operator

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