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$64,862

Average Base Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,317

Average Bonus
The average crane operator salary in District of Columbia, United States is $64,862 or an equivalent hourly rate of $31. This is 13% higher (+$7,233) than the average crane operator salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,317. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.
Salary by Experience

$50,809

Entry Level Salary

$77,665

Senior Level Salary
An entry level crane operator (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $50,809. On the other end, a senior level crane operator (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $77,665.

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